Q.1101: What is Carbon Neutral Paper?
Ans. A paper manufactured with net zero effect on Green House Gas in atmosphere. Carbon-neutral means carrying out an activity without increasing the concentration of greenhouse gases primarily carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. This can be done by operating without releasing any greenhouse gases, or by offsetting greenhouse gases released through equivalent reductions elsewhere.
To be carbon neutral an entity must have its carbon emissions 1) calculated 2) reduced where possible and 3) offset through the purchase of real, verified, and additional carbon offset credits.