The Great FSC vs. SFI Debate: What’s A Homeowner To Think – or Do?

It's More Complex Than You Think
Dec 20, 2011 1:00 PM ET

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By Trish Holder

There’s a custody battle over this little tree – a chain of custody fight that is.

Two major certification bodies, the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) and the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), want you to demand that this little tree carry their certification label.  What does that label mean?  The shorthand version is that this little tree (and all his neighbors) were brought up and nurtured in a way as to not threaten the health and welfare of future generations of little trees.

Like most custody fights, this one has gotten UGLY.... 

Read more about this debate and how it impacts consumers.