Buying Wood Products
Information on purchasing FSC products
A number of Northwest Certified Forestry members and partners manufacture and sell locally produced FSC® certified wood products. Additionally, there are over one hundred small wood products businesses throughout WA and Oregon that specialize in FSC certified lumber. Below are three key resources for sourcing FSC certified wood products in the Northwest:
- List of wood products available from Northwest Certified Forestry.
- List of all FSC Chain of Custody companies in WA State.
NNRG also provides expert consulting services on specifying and sourcing FSC products for wood products businesses, green building project teams, and the general public. If you're lucky, we may even answer quick questions free of charge.
Additional sources for FSC products:
- FSC Marketplace
- Seattle Audubon's Forest Friendly Lumber campaign for western Washington.
- Sustainable Northwest's Healthy Forests, Healthy Communities Partnership.
- The FSC U.S. National Initiative's database. Also see their resource section for green builders.
- The FSC International database.
- SmartWood's database of FSC certified companies. This site also contains many other useful guidance documents.