FSC is an independent, non-governmental, not-for-profit organization established to promote the responsible management of the world’s forests. Established in 1992, it has offices in almost 50 countries, and provides standard setting, trademark assurance and accreditation services for companies and organizations interested in responsible forestry.
Joe Fucini, spokesman for American DJ companies, says one of the greatest – and greenest – technological advancements for the DJ/club industry has been LED lights. “It’s not exclusive to American DJ, but we’re 100 percent dedicated to the technology and hope all our competitors are too,” he says. “It’s good for the industry and it’s especially good for the environment.”
San Francisco-based SoundWood project is created by the world’s oldest environmental conservation group Fauna & Flora International, and is collaborating with musicians and instrument makers to develop programs to preserve and sustain the earth’s forests in connection with the crafting of musical instruments. They have provided some facts:
MI Turns Green with Conservation – and the Moves are Saving Serious Money
The response to this special report has been overwhelming. From the largest companies to the smallest retailer, everyone seems to be running, not walking, toward the renewable and the sustainable. It’s all about the carbon footprint, being more environmentally conscious.
Peter Mix knew there would be a carbon fiber mandolin. He just didn’t know he would be the one creating it.
Mix worked with Rogers Mandolin for a decade, and when the company shuttered its doors in 1996, Mix looked around for something to do. He says he was fascinated by what was happening at Composite Acoustics and Rainsong and how they were building carbon fiber guitars. “I loved what I was hearing and playing, and it just seemed inevitable that someone would build a carbon fiber mandolin.”