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Sustainability

Anglo American Hardwoods supports the conservation and replenishment of our most precious, renewable resources. We hold active certifications from the following organizations and can source supply from all over the
United States and Canada for you.


Our Purchasing and Environmental Policy

Anglo American Hardwoods will only purchase from reputable suppliers of good quality North American and Canadian hardwoods and softwoods. 

Anglo American Hardwoods buys from mills purchasing logs and lumber which have been cut legally, sustainably and in accordance with management plans.

Anglo American Hardwoods will also use its best efforts to avoid trading and sourcing wood or wood fiber from the 5 categories of wood considered unacceptable to be mixed with FSC certified wood as noted below:

a) Illegal logging or the trade in illegal wood or forest products;
b) Violation of traditional and human rights in forestry operations;
c) Destruction of high conservation values in forestry operations;
d) Significant conversion of forests to plantations or non-forest use;
e) Introduction of genetically modified organisms in forestry operations;
f) Violation of any of the ILO Core Conventions as defined in the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.

Anglo American Hardwoods encourages its suppliers to achieve PEFC / FSC / FSC Controlled Wood certification.

Links to current certificates  fsc_certificate_2015.pdf
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We are FSC CERTfsc logoIFIED
FSC C003069

Forest Stewardship Council™ (FSC®) is an independent, non-governmental, not-for-profit organization established to promote the responsible management of the world’s forests.

Established in 1993 as a response to concerns over global deforestation, FSC is widely regarded as one of the most important initiatives of the last decade to promote responsible forest management worldwide.

FSC is a certification system that provides internationally recognized standard-setting, trademark assurance and accreditation services to companies, organizations, and communities interested in responsible forestry.

             www.fsc.org 

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We are PEFC CERTIFIED 
NSF-PEFC-COC-C0034219

Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification schemes (PEFC)® promotes sustainable forest management - environmentally, socially beneficial and economically viable management of forests for present and future generations - through independent third party forest certification.
             
              PEFC/29-31-210

Promoting Sustainable Forest Management
                   www.pefc.org    

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