Environment & Sustainability
Kruger custody certification
May 22, 2007 By Pulp & Paper Canada
MONTREAL, QC Kruger has reported that it has obtained chain of custody certification for the sourcing of fibre fo…
MONTREAL, QC Kruger has reported that it has obtained chain of custody certification for the sourcing of fibre for its Brompton, Trois-Rivieres, and Wayagamack mills in Quebec, as well as for certified product sales from its Montreal head office. The independently verified standard PwC-ICoC: 2005 developed by Pricewaterhouse Coopers confirms that paper products manufactured and sold from these facilities may contain recycled fibre and up to 100% certified wood fibre. This standard tracks fibre from recycled fibre sources and fibres from well-managed forests, through all transformation processes in the mills to the end-user. It incorporates three recognized certification systems-Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), Canadian Standards Assn. (CSA Z809), and the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI).
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