Cambia and Sustainable Design
“The choice of materials is a key component of sustainable design. By using American hardwoods, designers are assured that they are minimizing their impact on the environment throughout all the stages of the product life cycle, from extraction, through processing, use, reuse and final disposal.” - American Hardwood Export Council
trees are planted for every 1 harvested in the USA.
Cambia is an affordable and environmentally friendly alternative to tropical hardwoods from endangered rainforests.
American Hardwoods: A Sustainable Resource
“Current use of US forests is sustainable from the perspective of timber production capacity; the area of timberland is stable and timber stocking on these lands has been increasing.” 2010 National Report on Sustainable Forests
A Verified Legal Resource
Independent peer-reviewed data verifies that there is a very low risk of any U.S. hardwood being derived from an illegal source. The 2008 Seneca Creek study commissioned by the American Hardwood Export Council concludes that:
Based on published data, as available, and information compiled from state officials and the wood products trade, there can be high confidence regarding adherence to national and state laws in the U.S. hardwood sector. Learn More.
Timberland owners plant the equivalent acreage as Connecticut every year.
The US still has over 70% of the forestland it had in 1600. 745 million acres.
Northland Forest Products has been certified by the Rainforest Alliance to the Forest Stewardship Council ® (FSC) Chain of Custody standard since 1998.