Facial Tissues 2-Ply Box by Seventh Generation
Seventh Generation Facial Tissues 2-Ply Box 175 Sheets
7th Generation Facial Tissues 2-Ply Box are made from 100% recycled paper and whitened with an environmentaly safe process - never with chlorine bleach. Seventh Generation Facial Tissues are gentle on noses, and soft & absorbent! Facial Tissues are made from 100% recycled paper, minimum 50% post-consumer content. Using tissues and other products made from recycled paper is an easy way to reduce your environmental impact.
- Made from 100% recycled paper
- Minimum 50% post-consumer recycled paper
- Whitened without chemicals containing chlorine
- No added dyes and fragrances
Seventh Generation creates effective household and personal care products that help you care for the health of your family, your home, and our planet. Their tissues are made from 100% recycled paper, with a minimum 80% post-consumer content, and are whitened without chemicals that contain chlorine.
If every household in the US replaced just one box of 175 sheet virgin fiber facial tissue with 100% recycled ones, we could save:
- 582,000 trees
- 1,500,000 cubic feet of landfill space, equal to 2,200 garbage trucks
- 210 million gallons of water, a year's supply for 1,600 families of four
- and avoid 35,000 pounds of chlorinated pollution.
Seventh Generation is committed to becoming the world's most trusted brand of authentic, safe, and environmentally-responsible products for a healthy home. For 20 years, the closely held Burlington, Vermont-based company has been at the forefront of a cultural change in consumer behavior and business ethics.
One of the country's first self-declared "socially responsible" companies, Seventh Generation is a business that operates according to a new and different set of principles and values that in many ways are a marked departure from those long considered "traditional." Its business practice is focused on offering people avenues to express their idealism, passion, and commitment to causes larger than themselves at every point along its supply chainâ€”from suppliers and partners to shareholders, customers and its own staff.
The company derives its name from the Great Law of the Iroquois that states, "In our every deliberation, we must consider the impact of our decisions on the next seven generations." Every time you use a Seventh Generation product you are making a difference by saving natural resources, reducing pollution, keeping toxic chemicals out of the environment and making the world a safer place for this and the next seven generations.
Seventh Generation Global Imperatives
- Restore the Environment: Restore is the next reduce, reuse, recycle. Seventh Generation is working to ensure that their products have a circular lifecycle, meaning natural resources are being used and renewed at a rate that is always below their rate of depletion.
- Inspire Conscious Consumption: Seventh Generation's focus is to inspire thoughtful consideration of each purchase—from the immediate impact of the products you buy (Is it safe? Is it gentle on the earth? Does it work?), to the broader impact throughout their lifecycle.
- Create a Just and Equitable World: Seventh Generation is committed to making sure that everyone their company interacts with—from the farmers who grow their lavender to the customers who use these products—are treated fairly and with respect.
Seventh Generation Operating Principles
- Systems Thinking: As suggested by The Great Law of the Iroquois, Seventh Generation strives to act with the knowledge that their business belongs to a larger system in which everything is interconnected, and that everything they do affects everything else.
- Radical Transparency: Seventh Generation believe that the best way to ensure that they live up to their aspirations is to be completely transparent about their business and product practices. You should expect to see all of their values and principles in everything they make, say, and do. It’s really that simple.
- Influence Beyond Their Size: Seventh Generation is determined to inspire others through innovation, education, and interaction. They proudly donate 10% of their profits to support organizations that work for positive change.
Our tissues are made from 100% recycled paper, with a minimum 80% post-consumer content.
About Seventh Generation
Seventh Generation is the nation's leading brand of non-toxic and environmentally safe household products. With distribution in thousands of natural product and grocery stores nationwide, the company has become the authority when it comes to products that protect your health and the planet. It has also won over 15 major awards that recognize their efforts to preserve the environment. Seventh Generation derives its name from the Iroquois belief that "In our every deliberation, we must consider the impact of our decisions on the next seven generations." Every time you use a Seventh Generation product, you are making a difference by saving natural resources, reducing pollution, keeping toxic chemicals out of the environment and making the world a safer place for this and the next seven genera
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These tissues are scratchier than the competing brand, Green Forest, that I normally use. I mistakenly thought that's what I was buying. I enjoyed them because they are nontoxic and natural, however.
I am very sensitive to all paper products for the body. Every single tissue makes me sneeze and cough and choke. This product does not at all. I love it!
Feels like paper, too rough for the nose.
Been using these for years. When I first switched from the big-name non-recycled brands, it took me some getting used to (they are not cushie by any stretch) but it was worth making the adjustment. (For times like colds and allergies when I have to blow my nose a lot, I use washable flannel hankies instead.) Even for someone who doesn't want to blow their nose on recycled tissues, it can be good to have a box in the house for the other things people use tissues for... getting gum off your shoe, cleaning up a squashed bug or a small spill, etc. That's where I initially started, figuring every little bit helps the environment.
I'm glad their safer but they aren't very soft. I'm trying to like them but unfortunately when you have a cold they are hard to use. Either way I'm stuck using similar ones like these bc I'm trying to help the environment. Scottie's is probably going to be my brand of choice.