New Paper Product Category Standards

New Paper Product Category Standards

FPInnovations, in collaboration with The American Forest and Paper Association (AF&PA) and the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC), announced Thursday it has developed a Product Category Rules (PCR) for North American market pulp, paper and paperboard products, tissue, and containerboard manufacturers.

This PCR allows North American pulp, paper, tissue, and containerboard manufacturers to communicate the environmental footprints of their products in compliance with international standards.

Standardizing Paper Product Categories

FPInnovations announced Thursday it has developed a Product Category Rules (PCR) for North American market pulp, paper and paperboard products, tissue, and containerboard manufacturers.

In order to ensure the transparency of the PCR development process, FPInnovations chose an independent organization, Sustainability Edge Solutions, to chair the technical committee established to develop the PCR and engaged with other program operators, namely the International EPD System based in Europe and CSA Group operating from Canada.

Full details available here: https:// fpinnovations.ca/ResearchProgram/en- vironment-sustainability/epd-program/ Documents/n-american-market-pulp-pa- per-and-paper-products-tissue-and-containerboard.pdf

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