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FSC Certification

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American Green Consulting stays on top of FSC Chain of Custody regulations—so you don’t have to.

Don’t waste time and money wading through FSC® regulations and application processes.
We specialize in FSC Chain of Custody certifications and controlled wood assistance, and we’re with you every step of the way.

What We Do

We work with businesses across all sectors of the forest product industry: from timber and wood products to print and packaging.
We can help you get FSC-certified—and stay that way.

Group Certification

Make less than $5 million in gross annual forest product sales? You may qualify to join our group certification at half the cost of an individual FSC certification.

Learn more about Group Certification.

Multi-Site Certification

Need to certify a larger company with more than one site? Our FSC® Chain of Custody multi-site certifications may be just what you’re looking for.

Learn more about multi-site certification.

Controlled Wood Assistance

Spinning your wheels with national risk assessments and the new CW standard? Let us help you meet FSC Controlled Wood requirements.

Learn more about controlled wood assistance.

Why We’re Different

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Why Get FSC® Certified?

Show customers you support responsible forestry.

Improve your business opportunities.

Establish credibility in an environmentally aware market.

Set yourself apart from the rest of the competition.

Got more questions about FSC certification?

We’ve got answers.

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What Clients Are Saying

“American Green has played a key role in our FSC certification. The annual cost of the group certificate is much more reasonable for a company our size.”

Copy Print Shop, Inc., dba The National Group

“American Green Consulting not only made the certification process easier, they’ve been extremely helpful with providing follow-up guidance and information.”

Audrey Haworth, Toysmith

“AGC has really helped us transition into being FSC certified. They have been helpful with any questions we have had and they have supplied all the information our company needed to successfully integrate our green initiative through FSC certification.”

Jerry Gaul, The Irving Press

“The whole team is great, and working with Taylor (Bucci) is always a pleasure. He is extremely helpful and very professional.”

Katie Hernandez, Dorado Music Packaging

“Jess (Gillen) is a true asset to the AGC team. She’s always willing to go the extra mile to walk me through whatever problem I may be having.”

Stacy MacAllister, Snyder Printer, Inc.

“AGC takes the hassle-factor out of managing an FSC certificate. They provide us with the steps and support to go through certification successfully.”

Gary Cone, Litho Craft
“Jess (Gillen) has been able to process our label approvals quickly and if there is a question or change needed, she lets us know right away and directs us to what needs adjusting. Our scheduling and production schedule runs smoothly because of Jess’ responsiveness.”
Jerry Gaul, The Irving Press

“If it wasn’t for Chris and Jess [at American Green Consulting], it would be much more difficult to manage FSC Certification, especially the ins and outs of trademark requirements.”

Jessica Trombley, Front Range Timber

“American Green Consulting has made our life 85 percent better. They’re there to help, and they offer a better price and overall better service.”

Alice Upshaw, JMJ Caseworks

“We passed our audit with zero deficiencies, and our auditor said it was clear that American Green did good work for us, and I agree! Thanks for all your help! We couldn’t have done it without you!”

Shawn Sylvester, LL Flex

“Our auditor had some recommendations, but I don’t think there were any CARs (corrective action requests). Would be the first time ever. We could not do this without AGC’s support!”

Ready To Get FSC® Certified?

Contact us today and we’ll start this journey together.

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