Responsible sourcing of raw materials
The Group encourages the purchase of fibrous raw materials from responsibly and sustainably managed forests to ensure renewability, biodiversity and the maintenance of habitats.
The Group secures a significant proportion (about 35%) of its fibre consumption (chemical and mechanical pulp) from its own production.
The purchase of fibrous raw materials to supplement the Group's own production is the first process to be monitored and controlled: for this reason the Burgo Group prioritises the purchase of wood and fibrous raw materials from FSC® and PEFC certified forests alongside purchases of control wood (CW) and controlled source wood and raw materials.
The paper industry: common assumptions and the reality
When it comes to print and paper sustainability, it is important to distinguish reality from everyday life. The European paper industry is a world leader in sustainable sourcing, renewable energy and recycling rates.
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