If you needed a true measure of just how massive IKEA is, that headline should be all you need. They consume 1% of the world's entire commercial wood supply.
How much is that? Just about 17.8 MILLION cubic yards of lumber. Before you think that the world's forest are destroyed to make cheap furniture, you should know that IKEA is making a big effort to be sustainable.
About 25% of IKEA's wood has been certified by the Forest Stewardship Council and they're aiming to double it in the next 5 years. In addition to that, they participate in many foresting projects.
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