With so many products touting their green credentials it pays to know what all those 'green' symbols mean, so we can cut through the greenwashing and determine for ourselves how green the products we buy really are. These are 5 of the most common symbols found on paper products.
Recycled Paper Symbol:A white recycling symbol in a black circle indicates that a product is made from 100% recycled paper content.
Processed Chlorine Free: This symbols indicates that recycled and virgin fibres in the product were bleached without chlorine or chlorine compounds.
Post Consumer Recycled Paper: Products and packaging made with post consumer recycled papers suggest that all or a percentage of the product includes paper that has been through the consumer cycle.