Howe Sound Pulp & Paper
Our chip suppliers provide a reliable flow of high-quality chips made as a by-product from BCs sawmilling industry. Typically, logs are used for high-value products such as dimensional lumber first. The rest of the log, as well as those logs not suitable for higher-value products, are made into chips.
Forest practice regulations in BC and Canada are among the most stringent in the world, demonstrating leadership in forestry policy regulation, a high level of certification, and experience with a results-based system. Buyers can be confident they are making the right choice for the environment by choosing forest products from BC.
BCs forests are managed in a fully sustainable manner, with mandatory reforestation. Soon after public land is logged, it must be replanted with native species suited to the local ecological conditions. BCs forests cover 60 million hectaresan area larger than France. Less than one percent of the provinces forests are logged each year.