Sterritt Blog

Aug
27
School Gardens Can Help Kids Learn Better And Eat Healthier But Where Are They?
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8/27/2015
Back to school shopping sales are now plastered in the front of every window storefront, every other commercial, and just about everywhere. As parents we should consider what about our kid’s schools do we need to get the dirt on? Literally. Gardening has been known for several health benefits, but incorporating gardens in schools can […]
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Aug
11
Forest Fires: How The Heat Is On For Purchasing Wood
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8/11/2015
Another Forest Fire, Another All Too Familiar Horror Story. ALL CAUGHT ON CAMERA!!! Our good Friend Andy S. (Sherwood Lumber) hit us with some hard news last week. As most of you are aware, Sherwood Lumber is nationwide company.  Their Portland, Oregon office is on top of and in the middle of a very bad fire season.  […]
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Jul
23
15 Great New England Hikes To Take This Weekend
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7/23/2015
Are those summer projects beating you down? Do you need a break? Well, July is a big vacation month. Why not spend it outdoors? We eat, sleep, and breathe trees here at Sterritt Lumber. Properly harvesting wood makes all the difference when it comes to responsible forest management. Sustaining a life cycle that allows us […]
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Jun
22
10 Reasons To Go For A Walk Right Now
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6/22/2015
Our website is dedicated to bringing you the latest news and updates on green building practices, responsible forest management, and more importantly how you can make your life more sustainable. Why tell you the benefits of walking? You get first hand experience with the trees and get a great work out in! It’s good for your […]
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Jun
08
35 Story Carbon Neutral Wood Skyscraper Proposed For Paris
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6/08/2015
This article was originally published by Green Building Elements. Vancouver architect Michael Green is a world leader in designing and building tall buildings out of wood, says a report in the Vancouver Sun. In fact, he quite literally has co-authored the definitive book on the subject. It’s called The Case For Tall Wood Towers and it […]
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May
06
Green Living In NYC (Infographic)
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5/06/2015
Did you know Sterritt Lumber can ship out to NY and all across the United States? Learn more about Sterritt Lumber by clicking here!
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May
04
FSC Is On A New Mission To Promote Wood Certification
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5/04/2015
The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has embarked on a major global marketing push to increase awareness of its wood certification and so drive demand for it. Based on research conducted with over 9,000 consumers in 11 countries including the UK, the Forests For All Forever campaign is intended to be delivered by FSC partners using […]
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Apr
30
Can You Tell The Difference Between FSC Labels?
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4/30/2015
Let’s get to the root of the matter shall we… FSC’s Director General, Kim Carstensen explains why using wwholly FSC- certified materials is simply not possible all of the time. A symbol that holds so much weight in the way we plan and design our future. It’s a logo that appears upon product labels to demonstrate […]
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Apr
27
Latest Updates On Controlled Wood System (Webinar)
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4/27/2015
On 26 May 2015, FSC International will be discussing the latest updates to the revision of the controlled wood system. These webinars will be useful for anyone with an interest in the FSC controlled wood system, including organizations and FSC-accredited certification bodies that will be implementing and auditing the revised system, stakeholders interested in participating […]
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Apr
21
Frederick Law Olmsted: Making Land for Boston’s Park
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4/21/2015
When: May 12, 2015 | 6:00 PM Price: Free and open to the public. Where: BSA Space, 290 Congress Street, Boston Register Frederick Law Olmsted: Making Land for Boston’s Parks A fascinating topographical case study, Boston is notable among American cities for doubling in size by filling in areas once covered by water. Enlarging from a […]
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