Green Building

BLUE RIDGE FIBERBOARD is green.

Composed of all-natural earth-friendly wood chips BLUE RIDGE FIBERBOARD products not only utilize renewable natural resources but also aid in energy efficiency.

BLUE RIDGE FIBERBOARD products also contribute to the following LEED Credits:

MR Credit: Construction and Demolition Waste Management

MR Credit: Building Product Disclosures and Optimization – Environmental Product Declaration (EPD), available upon request.

MR Credit: Material Ingredients – Health Product Declaration (HPD), available upon request

MR Credit: Recycled Content (Pre- and post-consumer recycled content)
75% of the product weight is sourced from saw mill trim, categorized as pre-consumer recycled content.  There is no post-consumer content.

MR Credit: Regional Materials
All wood supplied to the Blue Ridge Fiberboard, Danville, VA 24541 facility is sourced within 100 miles. The wood component is 90% of the total product weight.

MR Credit: Rapidly Renewable Content
Blue Ridge Fiberboard products contain 7% by weight vegetable starch.

MR Credit: Certified Wood
The Blue Ridge Fiberboard wood supply is not certified.  However, no old growth timber or tropical forest fiber content is used in our products.

EQ Prerequisite: Minimum Acoustical Performance

EQ Credit: Low Emitting Materials Composite Wood
No urea formaldehyde is added in the manufacture of our fiberboard products.  Vegetable starch is used as the bonding agent or binder.

EQ Credit: Acoustical Performance

IN Credit: Innovation


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As members of the U. S. Green Building Council and a Green Building Initiative Supporter, BLUE RIDGE FIBERBOARD is helping to build a greener future with products not only designed for high performance and quality but with the needs of the environment as a primary focus.

BLUE RIDGE FIBERBOARD products consist of pre-consumer content (wood chips). The binding agent used in the making of BLUE RIDGE FIBERBOARD fiberboard is also an all-natural product, consisting of vegetable starch containing no added formaldehydes.

BLUE RIDGE FIBERBOARD’s manufacturing process is specially designed to be environmentally friendly and accomodating, minimizing post-industrial waste by actively recycling waste materials back in to the process.

A quality product should offer superior results without sacrificing the environment. BLUE RIDGE FIBERBOARD remembers its earth-friendly promise to keep quality high and environmental impact low.

BLUE RIDGE FIBERBOARD: The environmentally responsible choice.


The American Wood Council (AWC) and Canadian Wood Council (CWC) represent wood products manufacturers across North America. The AWC and the CWC are please to present this Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for North American cellulosic fiberboard.

Environmental Product Declaration

LEED and Green

Green Line USGBC