Chain of custody and eco-labelling of forest products: a review of the requirements of the major forest certification schemes
segregated wood flow, which physically segregates material originating in certified forests from uncertified material;
percentage mass of total wood flow, which transfers a percentage mass balance from certified and uncertified inputs to outputs; and
minimum threshold percentage of total wood flow, which permits certification of a total batch of products if the amount of certified material in the input batch exceeds a set minimum average threshold.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Wood Science, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. 2: Professor and Head, Department of Wood Science, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
Publication date: December 1, 2005
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