Is FSC wood more expensive? Or is other wood simply too cheap? This becomes apparent when calculating the actual costs of using non-certified timber.
Just like meat, coffee or energy, it is good to look at all circumstances and not just the price tag. I f you care about people, animals and the planet or welfare, a low price expressed in money is done in no time. But what is the real cost? What happens when you calculate the actual cost of non-certified.
Because this choice means that the risk of damage to climate and biodiversity can hardly be expressed in monetary terms.
The following questions/answers about tropical wood come from FSC Netherlands. We have translated the questions into English. https://hierhoutdaarbos.nl/