Many municipalities across the U.S. (and the world) have passed legal measures restricting the use of tropical or rainforest woods for government funded projects.

Download a partial list of U.S. Municipal Purchasing Measures.

Rainforest Relief has drafted a pamphlet/poster for municipal officials and staff that can be used as a guide to avoiding wood from endangered rainforests and for alternives. Download the Municipal Version of our Rainforest Wood Guide.

Rainforest Relief has also developed sample ordinance language that can be used as a template or guide for small or large municipalities or state governments to draft their own rainforest wood ordinances or statutes. Download the sample Ordinance.