FSC lumber is sourced from forests that are certified as responsibly managed by the Forest Stewardship Council, the world's leading 3rd-party certifier. Certification criteria include:
- Adoption of methods that preserve biodiversity
- Reduction of environmental impacts
- Rights of indigenous communities and forestry workers
- Maintenance of a long-term forest management plan
- Compliance with laws and international treaties
Green Depot can provide Chain of Custody (CoC) documentation for your project, guaranteeing tracking all along the supply chain: from forest to mill to processor, distributor, or treater; and finally, to delivery at a Green Depot warehouse or your jobsite. Responsibly harvested wood (FSC)
Comes in most standard grades of dimensional and engineered lumber, including North American kiln-dried softwoods such as pine, spruce and Douglas fir; hardwoods such as maple, birch, and cherry; and some exotics. Many standard grades are stocked in Green Depot warehouses and can be easily transferred from one location to another, or delivered to your jobsite, in 2-5 days. For special orders, lead times may vary from 1 - 5 weeks, depending on species, quantity ordered, treatment required (exterior or flame), and other factors.