Forests in Focus
Recovered Paper as a Fiber Source
Recycling is an important aspect of the forest products supply chain. The use of recycled fiber can reduce the demand …
Introduction to Certification
Growing environmental awareness and consumer demand for more socially responsible businesses helped third-party forest certification emerge in the 1990s as …
Utilizing Recovered Paper
“Recycling” and “recovery” are terms that are sometimes interchangeably but they mean different things in the context of the paper …
Why Aren’t More Forests Certified?
Protecting and managing forests, and all the essential services forests provide, is critical to the well-being of our planet and …
Environmentally Preferable Paper Defined
EPAT defines environmentally preferable paper in terms of seven interconnected desired outcomes that represent opportunities for improvement: Efficient use and conservation …
A Guide to Packaging Material Flows and Terminology
Given that paper is a heavily used packaging material, understanding packaging material flows is an essential step to optimizing recovery …
Design For Recovery Guidelines for Paper Packaging
GreenBlue’s Design for Recovery Guidelines for Paper Packaging was written to connect packaging designers with available recovery options in order …
Guidelines for Sustainable Paper Products
The Guidelines for Sustainable Paper Products is being released as a living document with the understanding that sustainability is a …
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. …
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