Good Wood: How Forest Certification Helps the Environment

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Description: A webpage that discusses what forest certification, why it's important, and how it helps the environment. Site also states where FSC-certified forests are located, companies that grow and use FSC-certified wood, and where consumers can buy FSC-certified wood products.
Author/Producer: Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
Topic Areas Covered: Forest management, forest certification, forest ecology, forest products
Resource Type: Webpage
For Grade Levels: High school, College, and Adult
Publication Date: 2011
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Cost: Free
Is It Available For Loan? N/A
Is Training Necessary? No
Language: English
Educational or Informational: Informational
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Author/Producer Contact: Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
Address: 40 West 20th Street
New York, NY 10011
Phone: (212) 727-2700

Our Message & Evaluation Criteria

  • Everything is made from natural resources and natural resources must come from somewhere.
  • The gathering and processing of all natural resources have environmental impacts.
  • Responsible production and use of wood - a renewable resource - is environmentally sound.

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