What do the FSC Labels Mean?
The 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.
Contains nothing but fibre from FSC certified forests. The control system used for FSC 100% product groups is the transfer system.
FSC certified forests are independently audited to meet FSC’s Principles and Criteria for Forest Management.
FSC 100% was previously 'FSC Pure'.
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
FSC Mix was previously 'FSC Mixed Sources'
Contains verified post-consumer and/or pre-consumer reclaimed materials. This represents both pre- and post-consumer recycled material. More information about the Recycled label can be found here.
For more detailed information on the FSC labels, please download our factsheet below.