What To Look For in Paper

If you see these icons on your paper, that’s a good thing. Here’s what they mean:

FSC or SFI logo

Forest Stewardship Council & Sustainable Forestry Initiative are programs that guarantee the paper comes from responsible sources and protect wildlife, water quality and biodiversity.


The safest paper bleaching processes are totally chlorine-free (TCF) or processed chlorine-free (PCF). More info.

Post-Consumer Recycled Content

The “recycle” symbol doesn’t mean that the product is made from recycled material. Rather, it typically means that the product can be recycled. Look for a high percentage of post-consumer recycled content whenever possible.