Combat Climate Change and Buy FSC Products

Joining Forces: Castleisland Community College students pictured with Tidy Towns Committee as they launched their FSC project. Included are front: Siobhán O’Donoghue, Laura Twomey, Ann Marie Callaghan, Katelyn Brennan and Hubert Turkiewicz. Back: Kyle O Connor – polar bear; Julianne Murphy , Sheila Hannon and Mary Walsh, Castleisland Tidy Towns and Donnacha McSweeney.

Transition Year students of Castleisland Community College, Castleisland Tidy Towns and Garvey’s SuperValu, Castleisland have teamed up to to promote Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) product items.

Responsibly Managed Forest

This means that the paper related products being sold comes from a responsibly managed forest. The FSC does this by setting standards on forest products, along with certifying and labeling them as eco-friendly. The forests where the paper product comes from is sustainably managed.

Illegal Felling of Trees

By buying FSC products, the customer is ensuring that illegal felling of trees doesn’t occur. FSC products are available in all our supermarkets and they come in the form of tissues, kitchen roll, cards, toilet roll, envelopes and photocopier paper.

Find Out About FSC

The FSC logo is found on the packaging that protects the product. FSC products are widely available in all supermarkets at no extra cost.

To find out more about the Forest Stewardship Council simply click on the link here: https://ic.fsc.org/en/what-is-fsc

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