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Care for the environment is not only good for us, our children and our grandchildren; it's good business as well. By buying products with the FSC label, you are supporting the growth of responsible forest management worldwide. The SFI Standard integrates the perpetual growing and harvesting of trees with the protection of wildlife, plants, soil and water quality. FSC is an international organization, and SFI is a North American initiative. Both are committed to responsible forestry management.
The Printery is a certified FSC supplier. Founded in 1993 as a response to concerns over global deforestation, the FSC (Forestry Stewardship Council) is an independent, non-profit organization that promotes responsible management of the world’s forests via standards that are active in more than 170 million acres of forests in 60 countries. As an FSC supplier, The Printery is an active participant in a chain of custody, along with forest land owners and paper mills, that closes the loop on responsible forest management. The Printery can handle a FSC project and is authorized to use the official stamp of approval on jobs using only FSC materials.
The Forest Stewardship Council was created to change the dialogue about and the practice of sustainable forestry worldwide. In the printing industry, The Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC), represents the world's strongest system for guiding forest management toward sustainable outcomes. The FSC sets forth principles, criteria, and standards that span economic, social, and environmental concerns. The FSC is an independent, nonprofit organization that promotes the responsible management of the world's working forests through the development of forest management standards. These standards have been applied to more than 170 million acres of forests in 60 countries since its inception in 1993. The FSC’s international headquarters are located in Bonn, Germany. FSC has contact person and national offices in more than 40 countries, creating a global FSC network. For more information on FSC at the international level, please visit www.fsc.org.
The FSC logo can be placed on your printed product by us maintaining chain-of-custody documents specifying that the paper used has come from a FSC-certified paper mill. This shows that you are doing your part for the environment. Join other great companies carrying the banner for responsible environmental practices. Partner with The Printery to put the FSC logo on your next brochure or annual report.
The Printery is a certified SFI supplier.
The Printery is also certified in a new, complementary vision for sustainable development: The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI). The SFI 2010-2014 Standard is based on principles and measures that promote sustainable forest management and consider all forest values. It includes unique fiber sourcing requirements to promote responsible forest management on all forest lands in North America. SFI certification also extends to the market, from envelopes to packages to magazines: visual labels can identify your product or materials as SFI-Certified, ensuring that it was manufactured from a legal and environmentally responsible source.