FSC stands for Forest Stewardship Council® which is international non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting responsible forestry.
FSC stands for Forest Stewardship Council® which is international non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting responsible forestry. When you buy FSC Certified wood floors you can be sure you are buying ethically sourced wood and thusly helping the environment.
All our engineered wood flooring products are responsibly sourced.
We are fully committed to supplying only responsibly sourced timber flooring.
We are audited each year by the Timber Trade Federation on their Responsible Purchasing Policy and also by the FSC and PEFC auditors. You can see our percentage of FSC and PEFC certified material since 2013 and the very small percentage of material that was not FSC or PEFC certified still had the relevant EUTR certificate so we can guarantee that all our wood flooring comes from sustainable sources.
FSC supplies of Oak for 2013 were 90%, the balance was Canadian Maple sourced from The North west of Canada and for our American Walnut we had an EUTR report compiled by Bureau Veritas Certification, you can see a copy here.
In 2014 95% of all our wood flooring supplied was FSC as we only recently starting sourcing Oak form Central Europe where it will be PEFC certified. The balance of 5% has a EUTR certificate from the supplier.
You can see frequently asked questions on FSC timber here.
Wood Flooring costs less. Wooden & Bamboo Flooring are the most environmentally friendly products in the construction industry. The Timber Trade Federation issued a very interesting document on the use of timber in construction. Some of the contents have been reproduced here, see our environmental policy.
Other useful sustainability links:
The Solid Wood Flooring Company’s FSC Certificate
FSC Web Site (scroll to near the bottom to see us)
TTF Responsible Purchasing Policy PDF
The Latest News on the UTR Framework
The European Commission published an updated guidance document on the EUTR.
The Commission have also launched a new EC Website on the EUTR.