One of the most wasteful uses of tropical hardwoods is for bridge decking, as this use can easily be substituted with recycled plastic lumber, which will last far longer, or with certified domestic hardwoods.

The following companies use rainforest woods for bridge construction. To take action and contact these companies, click on their names.

Continental Bridge


Recycled plastic lumber is the best alternative for bridge construction.

The following companies sell recycled plastic lumber that can be used in bridges.


TriMax (U.S. Plastic Lumber, Inc.)