Sustainable forestry consists of management practices that ensure the health and growth of our forests for future generations. As the population expands and the economy grows, responsible people are concerned about our forests, and they want assurances that our forests will always be there. Companies that rely on healthy and productive forestland for their livelihood have a keen self interest in making certain that forests remain healthy and productive. Consistent with our goal of continuous environmental improvement we have established some goals for the upcoming year. Of particular importance will be reducing our carbon emissions, as our 2012 emissions exceeded the prior year. Below are a few ways we feel we can achieve this goal. Carbon Footprint – Given the longevity of our product we’re confident that we have sequestered a lot of carbon over the years! Review the 2009 chart below and 2014 Footprint Calculation to see how other products stack up against solid wood.