1. Capable of being sustained.
2. Capable of being continued with minimal long-term effect on the environment: sustainable agriculture.
There are many types of “green” lumber that Lawrence Gandsey uses for his furniture. Salvage wood can be logs brought up from the bottom of a lake or river, wood from a dismantled water tower, or trees that have been blown down in a big storm. It can also be timber that has been sustainably grown and requires certification.
Green Lumber Sources
Evan Shively at Arborica
For more information on sustainably
harvested wood visit the
Forest Stewardship Council