Mother Earth Living


Sustainable Wood: Certifying Sustainable Forestry Management

If you love the look and feel of real wood but also want to save trees, you’ll need to wade through the certification choices, learn to conserve and use your own common sense.



Collins Companies
Photo by Joe Hurst-Wajszczuk
Collins Companies’ TruWood siding is 50 percent recyled and recovered wood fiber, and FSC-certified.
Collins Companies
A contractor unloads logs taken from the Collins Companies’ FSC-certified forest in Pennsylvania.
Collins Companies
Colorado Tree and Shrubbery turns ornamental trees discarded by the City of Denver into useful lumber.
Photo by Joe Hurst-Wajszczuk

















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