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Monday, 26 October 2020
Good news for the FSC Congo Basin as the year 2020 draws to a close:

FlagsThe official publication of the revised FSC national standards for forest certification in Cameroon and Congo. read more …


Monday, 26 October 2020
Mkaa Endelevu in Tanzania obtains East Africa’s first FSC certificate for Briquetted Charcoal.

Mkaa Endelevu (© Mkaa Endelevu)© Mkaa EndelevuOperating in the Iringa Region in the Southern highlands of Tanzania, Tractors Ltd, locally known as Mkaa Endelevu is the leading producer of sustainable and organic charcoal briquettes and other bio-waste products which include bio-char, wood vinegar, and the wood preservative – wood tar. read more …


Monday, 26 October 2020
Ugandan Forest Company obtains FSC Chain of Custody certification.

Busoga Forestry Company – BFC sawmill  (© Busoga Forestry Company)© Busoga Forestry CompanyBusoga Forestry Company Ltd. (BFC) a subsidiary of Green Resources AS is the proud recipient of a Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Chain of Custody certificate (COC) which has lifted the market appeal for its quality products from a sustainably managed resource. read more …


Friday, 23 October 2020
FSC™ Friday well supported

FSC Friday 2020 logo 2We love forests! read more …


Friday, 23 October 2020
The story of sustainable charcoal in Namibia

Namibia Charcoal 2 – charcoal in an hand (© FSC/Stefan Lechner)© FSC/Stefan LechnerAs Namibia sees climate change increasingly affecting the country, FSC certification has become a sustainable, environmentally and economically beneficial solution, providing better working conditions and future prospects for thousands of small farmers. read more …


Tuesday, 20 October 2020
Woolworths launches innovative "circular economy" inspired paper shopping bags

©Woolworths new bags (© Woolworths)© WoolworthsAs part of its ZERO packaging waste to landfill commitment, Woolworths set ambitious targets of phasing out single-use plastic bags as well as for all its packaging to be reusable or recyclable by 2022. read more …



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