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Glossary

VOC’s-volatile organic compound that has high enough vapor pressure under normal conditions to significantly vaporize and enter the atmosphere.

Sustainability-everything to do with responsibility for the world in which we live including economic, social and environmental issues.

FSC-certified-Forest Stewardship Council- world’s strongest system that contains standards for guiding forest management toward sustainable outcomes.

SFI-certified-Sustainability Forest Initiative-a label that shows you are buying wood and paper products from well-managed forests backed by a third-party certification audit.

Greenhouse gases-Components of the atmosphere that contribute to the greenhouse effect.

Post-consumer recycled content-portion of paper made from material that was purchased by an end user, discarded and recycled.

Pre-consumer recycled content-portion of paper that is made from material that is recycled, but was never purchased by an end user.

Carbon Offset-financial instrument aimed at a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.

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