Salvaged Honduran Wood Repurposed as Fire Starter Earns Verification

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Salvaged Honduran Wood Repurposed as Fire Starter Earns Verification

SCS Global Services Confirms that Wood Products International’s Fatwood Meets Salvaged Wood and Fiber Standard
Wood Products International harvests beetle-killed Ocote trees in the region of Olancho, Honduras to harvest wood for their Fatwood firestarter products, verified by SCS Global Services.

Wood Products International harvests beetle-killed Ocote trees in the region of Olancho, Honduras to harvest wood for their Fatwood firestarter products, verified by SCS Global Services.

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 8:30am

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EMERYVILLE, Calif., Mar 28, 2017 - SCS Global Services (SCS), a leading international third-party certifier of environmental claims, has independently verified that Wood Products International’s “Fatwood” is responsibly and legally produced from its Honduran operations, meeting the requirements of the SCS Salvaged Wood and Fiber Standard. Wood Products International, a Savannah, Georgia-based company, is converting Ocote (pine) wood salvaged from Honduran forests into all-natural fire starters in full compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. 

Richard Davis, President of Wood Products International, explained that SCS’ verification of the company’s salvaged wood operations has produced economic, social, and business benefits...

Keywords: Environment | Agriculture | Environment | Legally Harvested Reclaimed Wood | Legally Harvested Salvaged Wood | Legally Salvaged Wood | Legally reclaimed wood | Recycling | Responsible Production & Consumption | Responsibly Reclaimed Wood | Responsibly Salvaged Wood

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