What does EPAT measure?
EPAT collects data around seven categories that represent opportunities for environmental performance improvement
along the supply chain of paper sourcing, manufacturing and use.
Efficient Use and Conservation of Raw Materials
% Recovered Content, Water Use and Energy Use
Minimization of Waste
Recyclability and Compostability
Conservation of Natural Systems
Source, Certified Forest Management, and Sensitive Forest Fiber
Air and Water Quality, Climate Stability, Solid Waste, Minimum Impact Mill Efforts, Environmental Management System
Community and Human Well-being
Labor and Human Rights, Human Health and Safety, and Stakeholder Impacts
Credible reporting and Verification
Public Reporting and Independent Verification