Thursday, August 2, 2012Cosmetics glossary

FSC

Logo FSC

Logo of the responsible forest management brand. It identifies products (paper and packaging board) made from wood that comes from a forest that has been properly managed and certified in accordance with the rules of the Forest Stewardship Council.

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The Trademark of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) indicates that the wood used to make the product comes from a forest which is well managed according to strict environmental, social and economic standards.
The forest of origin has been indenpendently inspected and evaluated according to the principles and criteria for forest management agreed and approved by the Forest Stewardship Council.

FSC is an international, non-profit association whose membership comprises environmental and social groups and progressive forestry and wood retail companies working in partnership to improve forest management wordlwide.

For further information
• See the FSC website

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