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REVISION CARDS - SUSTAINABLE DESIGN AND SUSTAINABLE MATERIALS
V. Ryan © 2013
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Card packaging with this symbol, means that the materials used to make the packaging, have been harvested from sustainable forests. This means that the forest is managed in such a way that the trees are replanted so that trees that are cut down are replaced.
A sustainable material is a material that can be renewed, such as natural wood - trees can be grown to replace ones cut down and processed into products.
FSC The Forest Stewardship Council promotes the responsible management of forests - sustainable forestry.
The logo guarantees that paper and card has been purchased from responsible forest operations (sustainable forestry).
|1. What is a sustainable material? You should include an explanation of sustainable forests in your answer. 4 marks|
|2. Who are the Forest Stewardship Council and what do they do? 3 marks|
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