Choosing Wood is Best for the Environment
Wood is three things– versatile, affordable, and good for the environment. Wood is as good as it gets when it comes to building materials. Not only do you get the most bang for your buck, you get a natural-looking element to your home that you just can’t get from other materials.
One reason timber harvesting is so proactive for the environment is the little waste that comes with wood. As a naturally occurring item, it’s efficient for our ecosystem and helps keep our environment clean with little to no waste. Additionally – any waste that does occur is biodegradable! Wood products also promote less of those harmful greenhouse gases than you’d see when trying to produce other non-natural products.
When it comes to being environmentally friendly, wood is the way to go. Not only does it look good, it allows the user to feel good knowing that they are lessening their carbon footprint.
How could it get much better? Well, think about it. Wood is also known for its longevity. It’s durability is praised on a global scale and can be seen in nearly every home, building, and other structures. This means you’re saving double the amount of stress you’d spend doing home repairs or construction rebuilds trying to replace other unstable products. Not to mention, the cost it would burden you with to be replacing flooring, cabinets, and other furniture in a home every few years as opposed to sticking with a hardwood that can last you up to a decade (or longer!)
If the savings of money, the hassle, and the time of completing repairs isn’t enough for you– we’re sure the environmental factor is. At Green Ridge Forest Products, we’re happy to say we support the initiative of the RAHC, a voluntary, industry-wide, domestic approach that focuses its efforts on promoting Real American Hardwood™ products.
As a forestry management company, we know the value of creating long-lasting, sustainable forests to benefit our customers for years to come. Whether they need trees cleared for a project they’re working on or just want to make some cash harvesting timber, we’re proud to help them with all their timber needs.
To put it simply – our decades of experience in forestry management have given us expertise you can count on. We are happy to answer any questions you may have and help you decide what the best route of action is for your timber, no matter how large or small of an area you’re working with.
Contact us today to see how we can help you and be sure to check out our other blog posts for tips, advice, and insight on Pennsylvania forestry management and buying or selling timber!