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What is FSC paper?

We use FSC paper for our cosmetics packaging:

What does this mean for our environment?

Paper production is a significant industry, but it also has far-reaching impacts on the environment. One way to ensure that paper comes from responsible sources is through certification by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). But what exactly does the FSC label mean, and why is it so vital for the environment?

What is FSC Paper?

FSC paper is made from wood sourced from forests managed under the strict environmental and social standards of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). The FSC is an international non-profit organization founded in 1993 to promote responsible forestry worldwide.

Why is FSC Paper Important?

  • Protection of Forests: FSC-certified forests are managed in a way that ensures they remain ecologically intact and economically viable. This helps prevent the loss of forested areas and contributes to protecting biodiversity, water quality, and the carbon stored in the trees.

  • Social Responsibility: FSC certification also takes into account social aspects. This means that the rights of indigenous peoples and local communities are protected, and forest workers receive fair wages and safe working conditions.

  • Consumer Awareness: The FSC label allows consumers to make more conscious decisions. By purchasing FSC-certified products, consumers support sustainable forestry and help reduce pressure on forests.

Positive Impacts on the Environment

  • Climate Protection: Forests are critical carbon stores. Protecting and sustainably managing these forests reduces the release of CO2 into the atmosphere.

  • Conservation of Biodiversity: FSC-certified forests protect habitats and promote the diversity of plant and animal species.

  • Protection of Water Sources: Forests play a crucial role in maintaining water quality. Sustainable forestry ensures that rivers, lakes, and groundwater sources are protected.

Conclusion FSC paper is more than just a label; it's a promise. A promise that the product you hold in your hands comes from a forest managed under strict ecological, social, and economic standards. In a time when environmental protection is becoming increasingly important, choosing FSC-certified products provides consumers with a simple way to make a positive contribution. It's a small step with a big impact.


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