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Earth Day 2019: Up-Cycling Materials is Just One Way to Get Involved

Earth Day 2019: Up-Cycling Materials is Just One Way to Get Involved

Earth Day is April 22nd this year, with a theme of Endangered Species. If that’s not enough, Arbor Day is Friday, April 26th of the same week. That’s a full week of green celebrations!

The FSC® Difference: Supporting Sustainable Forestry for the Future

The FSC® Difference: Supporting Sustainable Forestry for the Future

Deforestation is a major environmental issue in our modern world, as over harvesting and forest degradation not only significantly adds to carbon emissions (upwards of 20% of total global carbon emissions!), but also reduces the ability of forests to absorb existing carbon as well. Forests are vital ecosystems that support 80% of the world’s land animals and plants, including rare and endangered species, like the Sumatran tiger and Bornean orangutan.

SOURCE STORY: STOUT'S LEGACY REDWOOD

SOURCE STORY: STOUT'S LEGACY REDWOOD

The onset of the Gold Rush in California in 1848 brought thousands of prospective people to the state, hastily setting up structures and settlements in short periods of time. Looking up at the massive redwood trees foresting Northern California, the gold prospectors must have thought they struck gold in terms of building material!

Source Story: Sawmill Oak

Source Story: Sawmill Oak

Sawmill Oak is sourced in the eastern and midwest regions of the U.S. from structures that have outlived their usefulness and are slated for demolition or deconstruction. Agricultural buildings, like barns and outbuildings, are a primary source of domestic hardwoods, as well as factories, warehouses and other structures.