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What is FSC Certified?


Definition: What does it mean when a product is referred to or labeled FSC Certified? The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), is a non-profit organization that sets certain high standards to make sure that forestry is practiced in an environmentally responsible and socially beneficial manner. If a product, often a piece of wood outdoor furniture, is labeled as "FSC Certified," it means that the wood used in the piece and the manufacturer that made it met the requirements of the Forest Stewardship Council.
Also Known As: Forest Stewardship Council; eco; environmental, green.
Common Misspellings: FCS; FSC
James felt it was important to buy a patio dining set that was FSC Certified.

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