Wednesday, March 21, 2012Cosmetics glossary

0% Tree (or Tree-free)

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A logo stating that the paper used for the "Instructions" or the cardboard box is manufactured without any need to cut a tree.

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Not yet that often seen on labels, nor that official, this logo is displayed on packaging to let the consumer know that the pulp they are made of is not manufactured from trees.

Then, it may come from sugar cane residues, flax, hemp, or from seaweeds. This allows for ecological and recyclable alternatives being a part of sustainable development concerns.

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