Bio Energy

People have used biofuel to produce energy and heat for eons. Today, fossil fuels like coal and natural gas have replaced biofuel energy as a primary fuel source, making North America the highest fossil fuel, carbon dioxide-emitting region of the world.


Today's forest industry uses the entire tree. Wood waste from forestry operations is burned to produce steam, which drives a turbine that generates electricity. Forest products companies have powered their mills with energy from wood waste for decades.


Read the Power of Wood Fact Sheet


Forest-related industries - a key to climate-change solutions.


Modern forest management policies make a difference. They cut greenhouse gases, create more oxygen and…

  • Restore unhealthy forests.
  • Regenerate habitat.
  • Create climate-friendly products.
  • Provide a bio-energy alternative.