From a report ("Fighting illegal logging from the decking") by Mr Reece Turner, the forest campaigner for Greenpeace International. He has mentioned that illegal logging not only destroy beautiful forests worldwide, it also destroys economies and livelihood. Moreoever, there is currently no laws to stop illegally logged timber either.
Hence, choosing FSC certified timber is very important.
Buy with a Clear Conscience
Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified forests in consideration for the people, wildlife and the environment affected. In these way, residential and commercial property owners can buy with a clear conscience FSC certified wood timber products for their decking and flooring areas
Sustainable Development of Wood Species
The FSC has a systematic approach in getting independent certified bodies to audit and monitor the forests as well as the entire Chain of Custody from the forest to the sawmill, to the processing plants, and even to the stores. In this way, forest supply can be well managed under the FSC system so that the sustainable development of the wood species will be kept protected and will not risk being extinct due to excessive demand for wood globally.
Timber products with the FSC label, guarantees that for there will be a replacement for every tree that is harvested. There will also be allowance for the tree to re-grow naturally.
A Credible System for Sustainability
On top of these, FSC is also the only timber cerification system that is fully supportedby many renowned enviromental organisations such as Greenpeace, The Woodland Trust and WWF.
Betterment for Future Livelihood
By ensuring the upkeep and better conditions of the forest, FSC also ensure the betterment of the livelihood of people and wildlife who depends on the forest. It also means that our children will also be able to enjoy the benefits of the forests in the future.
Using Eco Wood Flooring for your Home
Well today in Singapore, although we have seen a rise in the number FSC certified wood flooring and decking products being introduced in the industry, there is still a lot of work to be done in educating the public on the importance of choosing sustainable wood flooring and decking for their homes and properties. When using Eco friendly and FSC certified wood for your home flooring and decking areas, it not only beautify your home furnishings and surrounding, you also enjoy a "peace of mind" in knowing that you have do your little part to worldwide forest sustainability.
About Evorich Holdings
Evorich Holdings, is one of the most reputable flooring contractors in Singapore and the Asia Pacific region. Providing the end user with supply and installation of quality laminate flooring, high end resilient flooring, engineered wood flooring, timber flooring, indoor and outdoor decking.
Evorich Holdings is also a member of National Wood Flooring Association and a strong advocate for introducing Eco green flooring into the building and construction industry worldwide. Moreover, Evorich Holdings has recently been awarded as one of the Promising SME 500 awards in Singapore & is the first flooring contractor in Singapore to win the Spirit of Enterprise Award 2011.