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Friday, 20. February 2015
Fully renewable FSC-labelled packaging is now available on the Finnish market

Tetra Rex<sup>®</sup> carton package with TwistCap OSO34 – Fully renewable Tetra Rex 1000 Base with TwistCap OSO 34 (© Tetra Pak / Valio)© Tetra Pak / ValioThe Finnish dairy producer Valio is the world’s first company to sell products in Tetra Pak® 100% renewable carton packaging, Tetra Rex®. This new carton packaging is made entirely of renewable material: a combination of plastics derived from sugar cane, together with paperboard from Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified forests and other controlled sources. read more …


Friday, 20. February 2015
When native forests cross borders: the FSC CIS regional calendar

When native forests cross borders: the FSC CIS regional calendar (© FSC CIS)© FSC CISAs part of FSC Friday celebrations in September 2014, the FSC Regional Office for CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) Countries, with the valuable support of various companies and partners from Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan, held a drawing contest for children titled My Native Forest. read more …


Thursday, 12. February 2015
Forest Stewardship Council Disassociates from the DLH Group

Decision due to reputational risks for FSC linked to stakeholder disputes in Liberia read more …


Monday, 09. February 2015
Good Wood 2014: results of ecological rating announced and prizes awarded

© FSC RussiaOn 21 November 2014, the results of the environmental rating “Good Wood 2014” were presented, rewarding Russian leaders and companies in specific categories for their achievements in in the environmentally responsible production of furniture and floor coverings from wood. read more …


Friday, 06. February 2015
Lobbying for Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games to use FSC-certified materials

Lobbying for Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games to use FSC-certified materials – Our request was handed to Mr Akiyama, Vice Governor of Tokyo Metropolitan Government. (From right to left: Mr Akiyama; Mr Yokouchi, Governor of Yamanashi Prefecture; Mr Suzuki, Mayor of Hamamatsu City; and Dr Ohta, Chairperson of Japan Forest Stewardship Alliance (FSC Japan). (© FSC Japan)© FSC JapanAs our readers are probably aware, FSC-certified materials have been used in previous Olympic and Paralympic Games. On 9 January 2015, FSC Japan visited concerned authorities to request that they also use FSC-certified materials in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. read more …


Friday, 06. February 2015
FSC Smallholder Fund Helps Canada’s Grey Sauble Conservation Authority Achieve FSC Certification

FSC Smallholder Fund Helps Canada’s Grey Sauble Conservation Authority Achieve FSC Certification – Grey Sauble Conservation Authority, Ontario, Canada © Eastern Ontario Model Forest (© Eastern Ontario Model Forest)© Eastern Ontario Model ForestThrough the Eastern Ontario Model Forest’s (EOMF) Forest Certification Program, the forests owned and managed by Grey Sauble Conservation Authority (GSCA) have achieved FSC forest management certification with assistance from FSC’s Smallholder Fundread more …



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