FSC

Forests are under siege, but you can help. Every FSC-certified product you buy - from lumber to furniture, and from paper to tissue - helps promote responsible forest management. Download our free shopping guide to learn what you can buy to help protect forests for all, forever:

The world’s most reputable environmental organizations recognize FSC - and only FSC - as the best way to protect forests (click the logos to see proof)!

WWF
Greenpeace logo
Sierra Club logo
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NRDC logo
NWF

Look for the FSC label on products to support principles and actions that protect air, water, and our overall quality of life:

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Discover Great Brands Offering Products that Do Right By Forests (click the logos to see proof!)

Pottery Barn
Target logo
Stapes logo
Patagonia
Aldi
McDonalds
Hammermill
HP
Kleenex
Charmin
West Elm
Burton
Scott
Viva
Water

FSC PROTECTS WATER QUALITY  

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Forests naturally filter much of the world's fresh water. FSC protects rivers, lakes and wetlands where laws or industry-based guidelines are often inadequate.

Deforestation

FSC PROHIBITS DEFORESTATION  

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FSC prohibits the conversion of natural forest to plantations or other non-forest uses such as real estate development or agriculture.

Clearcut

FSC LIMITS CLEARCUT SIZE TO PROTECT FOREST ECOLOGY  

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Our certified forest owners follow nature's lead in how they harvest to ensure forests remain healthy.

Endangered

FSC PROTECTS RARE, THREATENED, AND ENDANAGERED SPECIES  

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These protections extend to species at risk of becoming threatened or endangered, covering a broad array of vulnerable plants and animals. 

Old Growth

FSC PROTECTS RARE OLD-GROWTH & OTHER HIGH CONSERVATION VALUE FORESTS  

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Rare old-growth forests are conserved, as are other forests of high conservation value.

People

FSC PROTECTS INDIGENOUS PEOPLES' RIGHTS  

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FSC recognizes and upholds the legal and customary rights of indigenous peopes' as well as protecting areas of cultural significance.  

Chemicals

FSC RESTRICTS THE USE OF HIGHLY HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS  

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FSC tightly restricts the use of highly hazardous pesticides, many of which are commonly used in the US and Canada.

There are hundreds of FSC-certified products and brands available, from paper and tissue products to furniture. Download our Shopping Guide now to learn what and where to buy responsibly: