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Response to pnwmom (Reply #6)

Fri Dec 18, 2015, 11:43 PM

8. Unless there's a high percentage of cotton content,

then probably no need to worry. Usually cotton is only used in specialty artist papers (like watercolor paper) and not the common, mass-produced paper we use for everything else. I don't know what pesticides are used on trees (herbicides are categorized within the broad definition of "pesticide" but it takes generally at least ten years (usually twenty) before the trees are harvested for pulp. They're going to be much bigger and stronger than any weeds pretty early in their lives, so any accumulation of glyphosate is also likely to be exceptionally minute

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