Why our cutlery is
FSC & Rainforest Alliance
It is essential to know.
If you purchase wooden cutlery without Forest Stewardship Council (FSC®) or Rainforest Alliance certifications, chances are very high that you're contributing to illegal deforestation.
Rest assured, you've made a safe decision with us. We're FSC and Rainforest Alliance certified (FSC-C153740). This is how the FSC and Rainforest Alliance help protect forests and people who depend on them around the world.
In an FSC forest, no more trees are cut down than the forest can reproduce.
FSC certified forests have seen growth in hectares each year.
Parts FSC forests are fully preserved, and areas of endangered animals and plants are protected.
The people who work in the forests are assured of training, safety equipment, decent wages, and the right to join or form a union.
Locals benefit from forest revenues, and local labor is used.
Indigenous peoples have the right to use the forests as they did before and are involved in forest management.
100% birch wood
A white-barked, thin trunked, fast-growing, and fiercely resilient tree species.
We have specifically chosen the birch tree for the following properties:
The birch tree is fast-growing, this makes managing a silver birch tree farm sustainable.
The tree species flourishes in the entire northern part of the world and is not even close to being threatened.
This particular tree is one of the most sustainable species to farm and harvest due to its resiliency and speed of growth
The birch tree is familiar for its fast-growing capacities and is considered a "pioneer tree.
Often rapidly colonizing open ground in forests and grows nearly all over the world.
- FSC 2017 year report
- Wiki: Birch