Certifications

FSC Mix

Indicates paper pulp is made of a mix of FSC-certified forests, recycled pulp, and wood that does not meet the full FSC certification.

FSC Recycled

Indicates paper pulp is made of 100% recycled fiber.

FSC 100%

Indicates paper pulp is made of 100% virgin material from FSC-certified forests.

SFI Forest Management

Protects water quality, biodiversity, wildlife habitat, species at risk, and forests with exceptional conservation value.

SFI Fiber Sourcing

Promotes responsible forestry practices.

SFI Chain of Custody

Tracks forest fiber content through production and manufacturing to the end product.

PEFC Sustainable Forest Management

Assures that forests are managed in line with challenging environmental, social, and economic requirements.

PEFC Chain of Custody

Tracks forest-based products from sustainable sources to the final product.

ASTM 5988

Tests aerobic biodegradability of plastic materials in soil. Equivalent to ISO 17556.

ASTM D6400

Tests compostability of plastic films and bags in industrial composting facilities

ASTM D6868

Tests compostability of paper products with a biodegradable plastic film or coating, in industrial composting facilities.

ISO 17556

Tests aerobic biodegradability of plastic materials in soil. Equivalent to ASTM 5988.

ISO 9001

Identifies standards for an effective quality management system.

ISO 14001

Identifies standards for an effective environmental management system.

BPI

Satisfies compostability standards ASTM D6400 or D6868.

OK Biobased

Tests that the material is derived from plants, agricultural byproducts or agricultural waste.

OK Compost Home

Certifies a material is compostable in a home compost.

OK Compost Industrial

Certifies a material is compostable in an industrial composting plant.

OK Biodegradable Marine

Certifies a material biodegrades in the sea. Only allowed on products used in the marine environment.

OK Biodegradable Water

Certifies a material biodegrades in freshwater environments.

OK Biodegradable Soil

Certifies a material biodegrades in soil, without adversely affecting the environment.

NEN Biobased Content

Certifies a product is fully or partially derived from plants, agricultural byproducts, or agricultural waste, based on EN 16785-1.

EN 13432

Tests compostability of plastic packaging materials in industrial composting facilities.

EN 14995

Tests compostability of plastic materials in industrial composting facilities.

Seedling

Satisfies compostability standards EN 13432 or EN 14995.

SMETA 6.1

Audits all aspects of responsible businesses practice, covering labor standards, health and safety, business ethics, and the environment.

NBCU Vendor Compliance

Certifies production for NBCUniversal products, covering labor, environment, health, and safety.

Disney FAMA

Certifies production for Disney products, covering human rights, the safety and integrity of products, and environment.

Intertek WCA

Evaluates labor, wages, benefits, hours, health and safety, management systems, and environment.

Amfori BSCI

Assesses social compliance and improvements within factories and farms.

G7 Master Certified

Certifies print quality, consistency, and efficiency at the factory level.

B Corp

Certifies positive impact on workers, community, customers, and the environment.

Climate Neutral

Indicates a company measures, offsets, and reduces their carbon emissions with the goal of decreasing global carbon emissions.

1% for the Planet

Certifies 1% of gross sales are donated to environmental nonprofit organizations.