Other sustainable brands

Other available brands apart from FSC are:
•European Ecolabel: ecological quality community trademark, voluntary and selective based on the evaluation of ecological qualities and performance of the whole life cycle of a product; established in 1992 and currently subjected to a guideline approved in 2000;
•Blue Angel: German brand and Ecolabel forerunner, it was founded in 1977 and for roughly ten years was the only ecological labelling programme;
•White Swan: created in 1989 in the northern European area, it has less restrictive rules in comparison to Blue Angel and also certifies companies which use fibers coming from virgin forests having scarce environmental guarantee; These brands are the most renowned brands in Italy and Europe but there are others used in Japan, Brazil and other parts of the world.

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