FSC Friday is coming up! And here is what you need to know

Here at Wiles Greenworld, provider of Eco Friendly Office Supplies, we are keen to support cause that are about improving the environment and encouraging sustainable development.

We supply and actively promote a large range of FSC and PEFC certified products which is why we are getting involved in FSC Friday.

Please see what FSC is all about below:

What is FSC?

FSC is an international non-profit organization which was established in 1994 to promote the responsible management of the world’s forests. FSC certifies forests all over the world to ensure they meet the highest environmental and social standards. Any products that have the FSC logo with have been made from wood and paper from FSC Forests. The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) logo on a wood or wood based product is your assurance that it is made with, or contains, wood that comes from FSC certified forests or from post-consumer waste.

What do FSC do?

FSC works to improve the environment by taking care of our forests and those who rely on them. The way FSC do this is by protecting plant and animal species, Indigenous Peoples rights, forest workers’ safety, and much more. FSC have accomplished a lot, but they also understand more needs to be done. FSC currently have over 190 million hectares of Forest which are FSC certified, in over 80 countries worldwide.

What is FSC Friday about?

FSC Friday is the perfect opportunity to educate the world about the value of FSC and how vital the Forests are to our lives. It is a chance to increase awareness and encourage people to not only look for the FSC logo, but engage with it by purchasing the FSC certified products.

To get involved head over to http://www.fsc-uk.org/en-uk/get-involved/fsc-friday and you can register for a FREE FSC digital resources which will include:

FSC Friday digital resource packs include:

  • A guide to getting involved in FSC Friday 2017
  • A3 & A4 posters
  • FSC Friday 2017 logo
  • Social media lock-ups for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Factsheets
  • FSC Friday Quiz

 

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