04 May '11, 8pm

Are Your Wood Products Really Certified?

Are Your Wood Products Really Certified?

Check the certificate of the supply. What, specifically, is being claimed as certified? You can do this by checking the FSC certificate database (http://info.fsc.org/ ) or by going directly to the certification body that issued the certificate – see the table below for contact details. To find out which certification body issued the certificate, refer to the certification code on the product or documents. The code will show the certification body’s initials. See How to Read A Certification Code below, along with a table of abbreviations and certification bodies. Once you have checked the validity of the certificate, check to see that the product you are buying is part of the company’s FSC product group schedule , if applicable. (All such product group schedules are available as a matter of public record at http://info.fsc.org/ .) Ask your supplier questions such as: What i...

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