Certification

TÜV SÜD
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TÜVs are internationally active, independent service companies fromGermany and Austria that test, inspect and certify technical systems, facilities and objects of all kinds in order to minimize hazards and prevent damages.
GMI
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Graphic Measures International, “GMI” has become shorthand for a standardized system which brands use to judge the quality of printing jobs.
G7
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G7® is Idealliance’s global industry-leading set of specifications for achieving visual similarity across all print processes. Idealliance certifies our industry’s most knowledgeable experts to qualify leading providers of print, creative, and prepress services in the G7 methodology.
FSC Forest Stewardship Council
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FSC logo signifies that the wood or paper product originated from a forest that was managed carefully with trees, animals, and local community benefit at heart.
QS
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The QS certification mark stands for certified quality assurance of fresh food – from farm to shop! Whether it is meat, meat products, fruit, vegetables or potatoes – food with the QS certification mark has an accurately documented and monitored lifecycle.
CRADLE TO CRADLE
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Certification is a method for measuring quality management and a way to communicate with consumers. Consumers have the right to receive material information about a product. Being certified provides customers with assurances regarding material safety, production processes, supply chains, and take back systems.
TUV AUSTRIA OK COMPOST
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Packaging or products bearing the OK compost INDUSTRIAL label are guaranteed to be biodegradable in an industrial composting plant. This applies to all of their components, inks and additives.
BPI COMPOSTABLE
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BPI is North America's leading certifier of compostable products and packaging. Their certification program ensures that products and packaging displaying the BPI logo have been independently tested and verified according to scientifically based standards.
PROP 65
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Proposition 65, officially known as the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986. The proposition protects the state's drinking water sources from being contaminated with chemicals known to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm, and requires businesses to inform Californians about exposures to such chemicals.
RCS RECYCLED CLAIM STANDARD
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The RCS (Recycled Claim Standard) is used as a chain of custody standard to track recycled raw materials through the supply chain.
PRINTED WITH SOY INK
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Soy ink is made from soybeans. Compared to traditional petroleum-based ink, soy-based ink is accepted as more environmentally friendly. While slower to dry than many inks, it provides more accurate colors and makes it easier to recycle paper.
GRS GLOBAL RECYCLED STANDARD
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Global Recycled Standard (GRS) is a voluntary product standard for tracking and verifying the content of recycled materials in a final product. The standard applies to the full supply chain and addresses traceability, environmental principles, social requirements, chemical content and labeling.
HOHENSTEIN INSTITUTE
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The Hohenstein Institute is an international research and testing company that provides neutral testing, certification and development of textiles and textile-related products.
OEKO-TEX STANDARD 100
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STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® is one of the world's best-known labels for textile raw materials, intermediate and end products tested for harmful substances. It stands for customer confidence and high product safety.