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Wood and timber - are they rainforest friendly?

Once you start looking you'll be surprised at just how many wood products are made from rainforest trees such as mahogany or teak. In particular, look out for toilet seats, furniture, picture frames and charcoal. Ask if they are produced sustainably or if rainforest has been destroyed in order to produce them.

Those products which are certified will have the Forest Stewardship Council's (FSC) seal of approval. The FSC makes sure that the wood it approves comes from sustainable sources and does less damage to wildlife habitats. Tell your family too! 


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