® & EU Ecolabel
Arjowiggins Graphic believes both® certification and EU Ecolabel certification are an integral part of environmental responsibility throughout the paper production process and an important part of encouraging world-wide regulated standards.
Arjowiggins Graphic has chosen to use only pulp originating from sustainably
managed forests. In order to demonstrate its commitment, Arjowiggins Graphic has
embarked on the process of having its manufacturing sites and paper ranges
certified according to
The ® is currently the only standard recognised by the major NGOs, including WWF and Greenpeace; it ensures compliance with exacting environmental, social and economic criteria throughout the manufacturing chain.
The logos below represent -COC® certification for Besse, Wizernes, Le Bourray and Greenfield mills.
The official European Ecolabel is managed by the European Commission at EU level, while independent and impartial organisations are responsible for implementing the scheme at national level. The Ecolabel takes into account a multi-criteria
All the impacts associated with the manufacturing of the considered product are taken into account. For paper, the Ecolabel guarantees:
- Lowest air emissions ( , )
- Lowest greenhouse gas emissions
- Highest standards of process water cleaning ( )
- Reduced electric and fossil energy consumption
- Weakest impacts on environment (raw material selection)
- Waste recovery
- Reduction / prevention of risks to human health related to the use of hazardous substances
The European Ecolabel is a key certification for public tenders.