UL 2771

Paper Products

2.1 This Standard includes all printing, office and fine papers, including wood-free, clay coated, and free sheet papers. It also includes newsprint.

2.2 This Standard explicitly excludes converted paper products, including envelopes, tags, continuous forms, labels, and bound materials. Moreover, this category does not include sanitary paper products.

2.3 For each of these environmental indicators identified, criteria have been devised with the goal to identify the top overall environmental performers on the market. These best performers have demonstrated that, compared to others on the market, they have an overall reduced potential burden on the environment per unit of production. Some of this reduced potential burden can be manifested in any of the following:

a)    Lower noxious emissions to water;

b)    Lower wastewater discharge levels;

c)    An efficient use of fiber through the use of recycled content;

d)    Lower solid waste volumes;

e)    A lower potential contribution to acid rain and climate change;

f)    A reduced amount of energy use;

g)    The adoption of best forestry practices and habitat conservation;

h)    Vehicle Cleaners; and

i)    Window and Glass Cleaners.


  • Edition Number: 1
  • Edition Date: 10/06/2011
  • Price Code: A
  • Type: ule
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