FSC Labels

What do the FSC Labels Mean?

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. 

FSC  product labels contain additional information and one of the following lines of text 100%, FSC Mix or FSC Recycled.

FSC 100%

Containing nothing but fibre from FSC certified forests.

FSC certified forests have been independently audited to meet FSC's 10 Principles and Criteria for Forest Management.

This was previously 'FSC Pure'.

FSC Mix

The timber or fibre in the product is a mixture of some/all of the following:

  • Timber or fibre from an FSC-certified forest
  • Reclaimed timber or fibre
  • Timber or fibre from other controlled sources

This was previously 'FSC Mixed Sources'

FSC Recycled

All the timber or fibre in the product is reclaimed material.  This represents both pre- and post-consumer recycled material.  More information about the Recycled label can be found here.

If you are looking for more detailed information about FSC labels, please click here.

FSC 100%FSC 100%

FSC MixFSC Mix

FSC RecycledFSC Recycled

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