Solutions for deforestation

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Certified forest-friendly products' share

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So what are the solutions for...
deforestation? Well, you can buy products that are not part of the problem - but the solution: Certified forest friendly products.They are becoming easier to find - for example on FirmHugger.com

Top 4 facts about certified forest friendly products

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Good news!

In 2006 certified forests supplies was about 30 percent of the global industrial roundwood market. By 2017 this number could be 45 percent.


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Sustainable forests

Many forests are managed in more sustainable ways. Today such forests cover an area of more than 3 million square kilometers, or almost 8 percent of the world's forests.


3

Why sustainable forests?

These forests make no use of pesticides, do not allow genetically modified trees, and respect the rights and homes of native people.


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The products

Certified forest products include everything from furniture and kitchen ware to cosmetics and clothes.



Certified forest friendly products

In 2006, certified forests supplied about 24 percent of the global industrial roundwood market. The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) estimates annual sales of FSC-labelled products at 20 billion US dollars. Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes (PEFC) estimates that 45 percent of the world’s roundwood production will come from certified forests by 2017.


Good news!

Sustainable forests

Why sustainable forests?

The products

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