FSC-certified-Mendocino-Redwood-forestlands-in-Northern-CalforniaGreen Living is on the minds of many homeowners and contractors these days.   “Climate change”, “greenhouse gases” and “carbon footprint” have become part of our vocabulary, and most of us are looking for ways to preserve and protect the beauty of our natural environment.

Mendocino Redwood is not only a beautiful and durable building material, it is also highly regarded as an environmentally sustainable, renewable product. It is grown and harvested from forests that adhere to the strict standards set forth by the Forest Stewardship Council™ (FSC®) and have been certified as well-managed.

The FSC has created 10 basic principles and 57 criteria to ensure that its stated mission and vision is being met by those who claim certification:  “The Forest Stewardship Council mission is to promote environmentally sound, socially beneficial and economically prosperous management of the world’s forests. Our vision is that we can meet our current needs for forest products without compromising the health of the world’s forests for future generations”.

A well-built and maintained redwood deck, fence or other structure will last for 25 or more years, and is completely biodegradable, so it’s good for the earth and the atmosphere at every stage of its life.  Mendocino Redwood is truly the green choice!

Learn more about eco friendly Mendocino Redwood, including such topics as environmental stewardship, sustainable redwood forests, FSC certification, and reducing greenhouse gases.