Sterritt Blog

Apr
10
FSC CAREERS – JOIN THE TEAM!
4/10/2015
The FSC is currently seeking candidates for the following positions: Key Account Officer Latin America (m/f) We are currently looking for a “Key Account Officer Latin America (m/f)” to join the FSC Regional Office for Latin America in Lima, Peru. Deadline for applications: 10 May 2015 For further information on the position and the application […]
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Apr
10
Case Study of 2014 FSC Leadership Award Winners
4/10/2015
The FSC Leadership Awards recognize the excellence, innovation and creativity of FSC-certified companies in North America. The awards honor FSC certificate holders and nonprofit partner organizations who are based in the US or Canada and are committed to creating a marketplace that promotes environmentally appropriate, socially beneficial and economically prosperous management of the world’s forests. […]
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Apr
06
EPMA’s Earth Day Service Project
4/06/2015
The Emerging Professionals are hosting an Earth Day Service Project: Come join us for a clean-up at Franklin Park! As part of the Charles River Watershed Association’s (CRWA) annual Earth Day clean-up event, we have volunteered to chip in and remove litter and debris in order to maintain our community’s network of green space and […]
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Apr
01
Sterritt Stands Up To Congress!
4/01/2015
Last week, Sterritt Lumber’s CEO, Jack Mackin, was on the board for MA Delegation meeting with Senator Elizabeth Warren in regards to the NLBMDA Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C. National Lumber and Building Material Dealer Association (NLBMDA) put together this movement together with some of the biggest game-changers in the New England building industry. The […]
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Feb
25
NASA Satellite Tracks Saharan Dust to Amazon Rainforest Journey
2/25/2015
3000 miles of Saharan dust is lifted by winds. Portion of dust travels across the Atlantic Ocean to the Amazon rainforest. This journey is so much more than dirt carried by winds. Phosphorus in the dirt particles are something the rainforest depends on in order to flourish. Phosphorus is an essential nutrient for plant growth, […]
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Feb
23
ProSales Recognizes Sterritt As An FSC Leader!
2/23/2015
“At a time when many organizations are building strategies around environmental and social responsibility, the Forest Stewardship Council lauded a dedicated group of leaders in an awards ceremony at Greenbuild 2014 in New Orleans. Design & Build with FSC at Greenbuild 2014 was made possible by the generous support of sponsors. The Home Depot was […]
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Feb
03
Project Update: Sunset Green Homes
2/03/2015
Believe it or not, and despite the snow that currently blankets the Sunset Green Home project site, their greatest progress in January was made outdoors. Chris Mensch’s crew from Coastal Management installed the beautiful FSC-certified cumaru decking that was sourced through Sterritt Lumber and provided by WalkGreen. For good reasons, Sterritt Lumber was the recipient of […]
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Feb
02
Yosemite Staff Happy To See A Rare Animal Sighting!
2/02/2015
It’s been nearly 100 years since a sighting of a Sierra Nevada red fox was documented in Yosemite National Park, according to park staff. But a remote motion-sensitive camera recently took photos of one of the rare animals as it padded across the snow. “The Sierra Nevada red fox of California is one of the […]
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Jan
28
8 Rainforest Facts Everyone Should Know
1/28/2015
FSC Certification Statistics as of December 2014: 35,274,901 acres certified in the US 172,941,396 acres certified in the US and Canada 3,048 companies Chain-of-Custody certified in the US 3,921 companies Chain-of-Custody certified in the US and Canada Pretty amazing how we become responsible for the things that give us life through continuous efforts in learning, […]
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Jan
16
How To Grow A Forest Anywhere
1/16/2015
A forest planted by humans, then left to nature’s own devices, typically takes at least 100 years to mature. But what if we could make the process happen ten times faster? In this short talk, eco-entrepreneur (and TED Fellow) Shubhendu Sharma explains how to create a mini-forest ecosystem anywhere. An industrial engineer knows the importance […]
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