A Music Lover’s Guide to FSC-certified Sounds

October 2022

As the importance of our forests becomes an increasingly hot topic, world-class musicians are making sustainable choices that are hitting all the right notes. You don’t need to be a lifelong musician to give your songs a green tinge either, since there are FSC-certified products to give your life a more environmentally friendly soundtrack.

If you’re looking to feel good about your next forest-friendly jam session, make like Grammy nominee Shawn Mendes: The singer-songwriter has recently been belting it out while accompanied by his very own FSC-certified Martin guitar. Now, you can and do a little something for the forests with every note you hit too.


Inspired and created with the namesake musician every step of the way, the 000JR-10E Shawn Mendes Guitar by Martin Guitar is made to sound great in professional and amateur hands alike. From the vintage-inspired Sitka spruce exterior to the engraved swallow as a callback to Mendes’ tattoos, every detail has been included thoughtfully, to make your strums as memorable as possible.

A champion of versatility, the Abbott Indoor/Outdoor FSC Acacia Woven lounge chair is sure to become a favourite among your sustainable home furnishings, for the living room, office and backyard alike. Built with kiln-dried wood to keep it from warping, and a design that forgoes armrests to make space for your instrument of choice, consider this your new creativity-fuelling sitting spot.

When you want to comfortably tap along to the beat, Allbirds Tree Loungers are easy to slip on and keep your rhythm in check. Their eucalyptus tree fibre material is also the perfect lightweight style to bust a move in, sweat free, while their simple look makes them a wear-with-everything item that will quickly assert itself as a wardrobe staple.

Never let inspiration slip through your fingers thanks to these Moleskine Notebooks, the perfect addition to yourhousehold paper products. When what you’re jotting down deserves an elegant page, you can reach for this compact and sleek hardcover item filled with paper produced with care for forests in mind.

Whether you’re heading outside for a musical walk in the crisp fall air or want to enjoy your tunes without disturbing the rest of your household, Positive Vibrations XL Wireless Headphones from The House of Marley bring you comfort paired with 24-hour battery, to let you do your thing. Made with FSC-certified wood and eco-friendly Rewind fabric, the parts that make this whole are worth the tune-in too.

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