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Environmental Information

Amerhart is Your Master Link in the FSC® Supply Chain

Since March 2007, Amerhart has been a Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certified distributor (certification code: RA-COC-002236, license code: FSC®-C021625). As such, we can supply you FSC® chain of custody certified products from our vast vendor network.


Please call us to discuss your specific FSC® needs.

What is FSC®?

The Forest Stewardship Council® was created in 1993 to change the dialogue about the practice of sustainable forestry. FSC® promotes environmentally appropriate, socially beneficial, and economically viable management of the world’s forests. FSC® provides internationally recognized standard setting, trademark assurance and accreditation services for companies, organizations and communities interested in responsible forestry. For more information, please visit:

Green Products & Resources

NAUF Particleboard

Plummer Forest Products combines the environmental benefits of 100% pre-consumer recycled wood fiber and No Added Formaldehyde to manufacture their particleboard. Third party verifications show formaldehyde emissions are no greater than those you’d find in outdoor air. Amerhart stocks 44-45 lb NAF core in 1/2”, 5/8”, 11/16”, 3/4”, and 1” thicknesses, all 4′ x 8′ sheet size. The 5/8” or thicker panels are also moisture resistant.

Columbia PureBond®

Columbia Forest Products, Amerhart’s hardwood plywood supplier, manufactures veneer core plywood made with PureBond adhesive. This product is formaldehyde-free. Standard manufacturing with PureBond adhesive carries no up-charge. No other hardwood plywood company can make this claim.

Temple UltraStock-Free

New UltraStock-Free offers architects, designers and manufacturers a premium MDF choice with formaldehyde emission levels just about as low as nature herself. Manufactured with a urea formaldehyde-free resin, Ultra Stock-FREE offers valuable building credits in several green building rating systems.

Recycled Content Certification

Scientific Certification Systems (SCS) has awarded certification to Temple-Inland’s Mt. Jewett, Pennsylvania and El Dorado, Arkansas MDF plants for producing products using recovered and recycled materials. UltraStock-FREE MDF produced in Temple-Inland’s Mt. Jewett, Pennsylvania facility is certified to contain 75% pre-consumer recycled fiber on a dry fiber weight basis. Amerhart Stocks– 1/4” and 3/4” 4×8, &  3/4” 5×8 and 4×10.

Pluswood Thermo-Fused Melamine

Pluswood NAUF thermo-fused melamine board is stocked with NAUF core in 1/4”, 1/2”, and 3/4” 4′ x 8′ sheets, in standard 1168 Galaxy White. Amerhart can lay up any Pluswood stock color in a NAUF core on a special order basis. Amerhart also stocks 3/4” 5′ x 8′ White NAUF.

NAUF = No Added Urea Formaldehyde
Amerhart stock list of NAUF Pluswood White Melamine
Item Number Description
PT14W2FSC 1/4” 4×8 G2S MDF CORE
PT12W2FSC 1/2” 4×8 G2S Particleboard Core
PT34WFSC 3/4” 4×8 G1S Particleboard Core
PT34W2FSC 3/4” 4×8 G2S Particleboard Core
PT1W2FSC 1” 4×8 G2S Particleboard Core
Black Melamine NAUF
PT14BL2FSC 1/4” 4×8 G2S MDF CORE
PT34BL2FSC 3/4” 4×8 G2S Particleboard Core


Formica Corporation is an environmentally responsible company with active certification through a number of different environmental organizations. Please contact Amerhart for detailed environmental information when specifying or using Formica.

Choice Brand Adhesives (Formica Brand)

F-160 Neoprene Contact Adhesive Water Base, Spray, Roller Grade. No Urea Formaldehyde added.

UniBoard™ NU Green

NU Green particleboard and melamine is EPP Certified by the CPA and contains 100% post Industrial wood fiber. NU Green is manufactured with a process whereby no urea formaldehyde is added. NU Green can help achieve LEED credits five ways.

Evergreen Particleboard by Boise

Boise Evergreen™ is engineering environmental sustainability by producing particleboard made of 100% recycled fiber with no added urea formaldehyde. It is SFI certified & EEP certified and CARB Phase II complaint. Amerhart supplies this particleboard in sizes 3/8” through 1-3/16”.

Other Green Manufacturers

  • Louisiana Pacific
  • Neiman Enterprises
  • Plum Creek Forest Products
  • Polybak Backers
  • Roseburg Forest Products

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