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Thursday, 16 January 2014
More clarity about FSC's role in EU Timber Regulation implementation

FSC forest (© Max Moore)© Max MooreThe EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) came into force on 3rd March 2013, making it illegal to place illegally harvested timber and timber products on the EU market. read more …

Wednesday, 15 January 2014
Smallholders' Update for Q4

(c) G. SzaboThe Smallholders' Update for the fourth quarter of 2013 is now published and you can download it here. read more …

Monday, 13 January 2014
Implementation of FSC-DIR-40-005

(c)  Sue MoorhouseFSC has provided details of the implementation of the regulation requiring certificate holders to participate in the FSC fibre testing program. read more …

Thursday, 26 December 2013
Sainsbury’s doubles size of Christmas card recycling drive

Recycle your Christmas cards at Sainsbury's50% of Brits recycle Christmas cards or wrapping paper after the holidays read more …

Friday, 20 December 2013
Online Claims Platform update

FSC certified timber (© FSC IC)© FSC ICFSC acknowledges the concerns of some companies related to the Online Claims Platform (OCP). During consultations with a variety of organisations, it has been clear that all agree the integrity of FSC certification must be protected. At the same time, a number of companies are not yet convinced that the OCP is the appropriate answer. read more …

Friday, 20 December 2013
FSC Friday Award presented to Camilla Hair of SCA

FSC Friday Award (© FSC UK)© FSC UKEach year FSC UK presents prizes for the most innovative celebrations of its annual awareness raising day, FSC Friday.  This year a new award for Outstanding Contribution to FSC Friday has been introduced, in recognition of the work that some individuals and organisations undertake each year to ensure that the FSC message is spread far and wide on the final Friday in September.  read more …

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