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Tuesday, 15 April 2003
Atlas Timberlands Project Receives FSC certification

The Atlas Timberlands Project, the third largest private landholding in Vermont, has been certified to meet Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) standards by the SmartWood program of the Rainforest Alliance. read more …


Tuesday, 15 April 2003
Kimberly-Clark’s Neenah Paper Division Gains FSC-Certification

Neenah Paper, a sector of Kimberly-Clark Corporation, and a leading manufacturer of premium uncoated writing, text and cover papers, has received chain-of-custody certification from SmartWood for two colors of paper of their Environment® Brand. The certified papers, Environment® Brand White and Ultra Bright White, will feature the FSC trademark on their packaging. The Environment® Papers also meet EPA recommendations for post consumer recycled content. read more …


Tuesday, 01 April 2003
Astoria, Oregon Receives 'Well-Managed Forest’ Certification for City-owned Watershed Lands

Scientific Certification Systems (SCS) recently announced that it has granted certification under the FSC to the 3,700-acre watershed forest owned by the City of Astoria, Oregon. The City of Astoria retained SCS, an accredited certification body of the FSC, to conduct an evaluation of its watershed forest. The evaluation team determined that the City of Astoria practices exemplary forest management and meets the strict guidelines for certification. Certification allows the City to use the FSC logo, which is widely recognized and in demand in the wood products industry. read more …


Tuesday, 01 April 2003
Balmar Printing To Offer Forest-Friendly Service Under FSC

Balmar, Inc., one of the largest book and color commercial printers in the Washington DC and mid-Atlantic regions, and one of the largest quick printers in North America, has received chain-of-custody certification under the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). This certification will allow Balmar Printing to make use of FSC-certified paper, made of pulp harvested from responsibly managed forests. Several types of FSC certified paper are now available. Scientific Certification Systems (SCS), an accredited FSC certifier, performed the certification. read more …


Tuesday, 01 April 2003
FSC in the News

In the February edition of Environmental Design and Construction, Building Green Inc., publisher of GreenSpec Directory and Environmental Building News, honored the top ten new green building products. read more …


Tuesday, 01 April 2003
Scientific Certification Systems

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