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Elemental Chlorine Free  Elemental Chlorine Free: The pulp used to make the paper product has been bleached without the use of chlorine gas. Pulp is bleached with chlorine dioxide, which substantially reduces toxic emissions

Process Chlorine Free  Process Chlorine Free: The pulp used to make the paper product has avoided the use of all chlorine in the bleaching process.

Totally Chlorine Free  Totally Chlorine Free: The pulp used to make the paper product has been bleached, avoiding the use of all chlorine, and toxic organochlorine emissions.

Made From Polypropylene  Made from Polypropylene: Polypropylene provides a safe alternative to product options made from PVC.

Recycled Board Content  % Recycled Board Content: Indicates the percentage of recycled waste used in the manufacturing of the board within a product.

Refurbishable Chair  Refurbishable Chair: Indicates chair can be re-upholstered and re-used or that some or most of the components can be recycled. Contact OfficeMax to arrange collection of the chair. Delivery charges will apply.

% Recycled Content  % Recycled Content: Indicates the percentage of recycled content used in the manufacturing of a product.

Recycled Polypropylene  % Recycled Polypropylene: Indicates the percentage of recycled polypropylene used in the manufacturing of a product.

Recyclable  Recyclable:Indicates products (or packages) that can currently be recycled in New Zealand.

Environmental Accreditation Icons

Blue Angel  Blue Angel: One of the oldest Type 1 ecolabels* in the world known for its high standards.

Environmental Choice New Zealand  New Zealand's national Type 1 ecolabel*: It is owned by the New Zealand government and run independently by the New Zealand Ecolabelling Trust. Products carrying the Environmental Choice logo have been independently audited to meet published specifications which require reduction of a range of environmental impacts over the product life cycle (www.enviro-choice.org.nz).

EU Ecolabel  EU Ecolabel: The European Ecolabel is a Type 1* ecolabel for the European Commission member countries, and distinguishes products that meet high standards of both performance and environmental quality.

Fairtrade Certified  Fairtrade Certified: An alternative model of conventional trade which offers farmers and workers in developing countries a better deal and improved terms of trade - an opportunity to improve their lives and plan for their future.

Forest Stewardship Council  Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®): Recognition that the product has been certified by the Forest Stewardship Council. This ensures that the materials within the paper can be verified as being sourced from responsible sources which means that environmental and social benefits are maintained. FSC TradeMark® 1996 Forest Stewardship Council A.C., FSC-AUS-0013.

Nordic Swan  Nordic Swan: The certification sets stringent environmental standards focused on limiting the detrimental impact of the manufacturing process by reducing emissions, raw material usage and energy consumption.

Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification  Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification: Certification that assures buyers that the wood and paper products they are purchasing come from forests that comply with the in-country sustainable forestry standards approved by an international body.

Rainforest Alliance  Rainforest Alliance is an independent seal of approval which ensures that goods and services were produced in compliance with strict guidelines protecting the environment, wildlife, workers and local communities.

Supplier is Enviro-MarkĀ® NZ Certified  Supplier is Enviro-Mark® NZ Certified: Indicates the supplier has gained an Enviro-Mark® NZ certification to the standard depicted. Enviro-Mark® NZ is an independently audited evaluation of an organisation's environmental management performance. This is a step-wise programme (bronze, silver, gold, platinum, diamond) leading at the top level to eligibility for the ISO 1400:2004 certification.

UTZ Certified  UTZ Certified is a worldwide sustainability programme that gives independent assurance of responsible production and sourcing, enabling everyone in the coffee chain to demonstrate their commitment to making the coffee sector more sustainable.

World Fair Trade Organisation (WFTO)  World Fair Trade Organisation (WFTO): The global representative body of over 450 fair trade organisations committed to global best practice. It is the only global network whose members represent the fair trade chain from production to sale. The WFTO has created ten key principles that fair trade organisations work to and through monitoring ensure these standards are being met. The certification is not product-based; it is an organisational label.

Delivery Timeframe Icons

Ask us about delivery timeframes  Ask us about delivery timeframes.

Indicates expected delivery timeframes  Indicates expected delivery timeframes.

Delivery Charges  Indicates delivery charges apply which you will be notified of at checkout.

Delivery Included  Indicates delivery charges have been included.

Supplier Direct  Indicates an item will be delivered directly from the supplier.

Office Furniture

Work Science  Work:Science:Product is accredited through the OfficeMax Work:Science Programme.

Assembly Required  Assembly Required:Products will be delivered ready to assemble.

Healthguard Treated Foam  Healthguard Treated Foam:An anti-bacterial, mould and algae protection additive that is added during the manufacturing process to the foam used in chairs. This additive will sanitise and protect the foam in each chair for the life of the chair.

Warranty & Country of Origin

Warranty  Indicates the manufacturer's standard warranty period. May also indicate exclusions such as upholstery or fabric.

NZ Made  OfficeMax's supplier indicates these products are produced in New Zealand from virtually all New Zealand components.


Age 5+  Manufacturer's recommended age or age group product is suitable for.

NCEA LevelNCEA Level.

School Year  Manufacturer's recommended School Year product is suitable for.

Social Responsibility

Gold sponsor of Max e Grants programme for needy children  Max e Grants Gold Sponsor: sponsor of our Max e Grants programme which assists disadvantaged children with grants of up to $5000 for basic resources to support their learning.

Silver sponsor of Max e Grants programme for needy children  Max e Grants Silver Sponsor:sponsor of our Max e Grants programme which assists disadvantaged children with grants of up to $5000 for basic resources to support their learning.

Bronze sponsor of Max e Grants programme for needy children  Max e Grants Bronze Sponsor:  sponsor of our Max e Grants programme which assists disadvantaged children with grants of up to $5000 for basic resources to support their learning.

*These ecolabels are administered to conformance with the international ISO 14024 standard. The requirements of this standard include: independent audits; public and industry consultation and public availability of product specifications and attention to means of reducing significant iimpact areas for a product group over its whole life cycle. These ecolabels indicate that products carrying them are more environmentally sustainable over a range of impact areas than other products of the same type which cannot be shown to meet equivalent standards.

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