Sunday, June 14, 2009

The Australian Orangutan Project » ape safe wood

The Australian Orangutan Project » ape safe wood A guide to buying ape safe timber products:

Logging is the biggest threat to the survival of the orangutan and many other species - consumer demand drives this trade.

Where does your paper or timber products come from?

One Stop Timber Shop - One stop guide to forest-friendly and recycled timbers

The Wilderness Society - A new guide to the best and worst paper (in terms of environmental impact).

Greenpeace - We can make a difference for the forests, and the environment, by making the right choice when we buy or use these products.

Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) - The goal of the FSC is to promote environmentally responsible, socially beneficial and economically viable management of the world's forests by establishing a worldwide standard of recognised and respected Principles of Forest Stewardship.

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