If You Care Paper Snack & Sandwich Bags - 48 Each
The meaning of our symbols: Ok compost home. Denotes certification by Vincotte as compostable in backyard or home composting facilities. This is one of the world's only home composting certifications and it is based on the European standard EN 13432. Ok compost. Denotes certification by Vincotte to be compostable in commercial or municipal composting facilities in compliance with the European standard EN 13432. Seedling. Also denotes certification to be compostable in commercial or municipal composting facilities in compliance with the European standard EN 13432. FSC®, Denotes that the paper came from forests which were certified to be responsibly managed in compliance with the rigorous environmental and social standards of the Forest Stewardship Council. No petroleum products. Some paper bags are coated with paraffin wax which is made from non-renewable petroleum resources. Using If You Care FSC Certified 100% Unbleached Paper Snack and Sandwich Bags will help reduce the use of petroleum products and the amount of pollution in the environment. Uses: If You Care FSC Certified 100% unbleached paper snack and sandwich bags are perfect for packing snacks, cookies and sandwiches. The greaseproof paper provides a natural barrier making the bags ideal for muffins, potato chips or nuts, and for sandwiches that use mayonnaise, butter or oil. The bags are also suitable for use in microwave ovens. Product lifecycle: Materials: Paper bag: Paper from FSC Certified forests. Unbleached greaseproof paper, totally chlorine free (TCF). Made from Scandinavian spruce trees. Natural barrier-not chemically treated. No petroleum products. Cardboard box: 100% recycled unbleached cardboard. Non-toxic glues and inks. Environmental benefits: FSC Certified from responsibly managed forests. 100% renewable resources. Totally chlorine-free (TCF). Not chemically treated. No petroleum products. Minimum waste. Usage: Great for snacks, cookies and sandwiches. Ideal for muffins and nuts, and for sandwiches with mayonnaise or butter. Microwave safe. Disposal: Certified compostable and can be home composted. Can be composted in municipal or commercial compost facilities where available. Box should be recycled. Ok compost home: If You Care certified compostable snack & sandwich bags are compostable in backyard or home compost facilities. If You Care certified compostable snack & sandwich bags are compostable in commercial composting facilities and meet the standards of EN 13432. Appropriate facilities may not exist in your area. Compostable: If You Care certified compostable snack & sandwich bags are compostable in commercial composting facilities and meet the standards of EN 13432. Appropriate facilities may not exist in your area. FSC®, www.fsc.org. Mix wood from responsible source: The mark of responsible forestry. Why use If You Care FSC® & compostable certified unbleached TCF snack & sandwich bags? Each year more than 30 million acres of natural forests are destroyed by illegal logging and land clearance. The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) promotes responsible forest management through a rigorous certification system of forests and forest products. When you buy If You Care FSC certified snack & sandwich bags you know the paper is from forests that comply with rigorous environmental and social standards. Every year 80 million tons of waste (U.S. EPA figure) that goes into U.S. landfills is material which could be turned into compost under the right conditions. In landfills, this organic material releases methane - a powerful greenhouse gas-contributing to global warming. Diverting food scraps from landfill to compost facilities contributes significantly to preserving our planet and natural resources. If you care Certified compostable snack & sandwich bags are certified for municipal or commercial composting as well as for backyard or home composting. If You Care snack & sandwich bags are made from unbleached totally chlorine-free (TCF) paper. Since no chlorine or its derivatives are used, no chlorine or its derivatives get dumped into lakes, rivers or streams. This is an If You Care® product. For more information about If You Care products, visit us at www.ifyoucare.com. Package made from recycled board. Registered EU office: Source Atlantique UK Ltd 4 North Guildry Street Elgin UK IV30 1JR.