Use this guide to find out what information suppliers need to confirm that the forest or forests of origin were managed legally or sustainably. This guide should be used when submitting Category B evidence of legal and sustainable evidence for a UK government supply.
The government recognises 2 types of evidence to show that the timber or wood products are from legal or sustainable sources:
- Category A: evidence from forest certification schemes which delivers government requirements such as PEFC and FSC
- Category B: all other credible evidence that material is from forests which meet the requirements for legality and sustainability