Environment & Sustainability
Rayonier Advanced Materials’s fluff pulp receives Nordic Swan qualification
By P&PC Staff
By P&PC Staff
Rayonier Advanced Materials recently announced that it qualifies as an “Inspected Raw Material” by Nordic Swan Ecolabelling. The Nordic Swan Ecolabel on products indicates that they have fulfilled strict environmental requirements in all phases of manufacturing, including requirements for eco-friendly chemicals used in them.
Products made with Rayonier’s fluff pulp will display the Nordic Swan Ecolabel status. This will indicate that the product is sustainably produced and environmentally friendly to consumers and commercial buyers.
“The Nordic Swan Ecolabel exemplifies our commitment to sustainable and environmentally friendly manufacturing and is an important component of realizing RYAM’s BioFuture,” said Vito Consiglio, president and CEO of Rayonier Advanced Materials. “Increasingly, consumers expect that the products they buy be sourced with eco-friendly materials. The ecolabel will help consumers easily identify products made with our fluff pulp as green sustainably produced and environmentally friendly.”
Rayonier Advanced Materials produces fluff pulp and various other cellulose-based materials.
“It means a lot to our customers, sales, and marketing team for our fluff pulp to receive the ‘Inspected Raw Material’ status from Nordic Ecolabelling and is a culmination of over two years of effort,” said Joshua Hicks, senior vice-president, High Purity Cellulose of Rayonier Advanced Materials. “We are focused on achieving RYAM’s BioFuture and becoming more sustainable while reducing our impact on the environment, and we are proud to have received this exceptional recognition.”