UPM Paper ENA informed that as now all its mills produce papers that are awarded with the EU Ecolabel. According to the announcement, the UPM Hürth paper mill in Germany completed the certification on June 5, 2017, when its products received the EU Ecolabel certificate. The mill achieved the needed reduction in emissions by switching to more sustainable sources of energy.
Päivi Rissanen, Sustainability Director, UPM Paper ENA, commented:
“Being able to provide our customers with EU Ecolabel awarded products from all of our mills is a great achievement, which we can be proud of. The EU Ecolabel criteria covers all relevant environmental aspects and is a good proof of solid sustainability performance..”
The EU Ecolabel covers the product’s whole lifecycle, which makes it the broadest ecolabel available on the market.
Earlier UPM Plywood and UPM Timber in Finland reached the recycling targets of the Zero Solid Waste project
The company is largely focused on fibre- and biomass-based businesses, recyclable raw materials and products. UPM integrates bio and forest industries and operates across six business areas: UPM Biorefining, UPM Energy, UPM Raflatac, UPM Paper Asia, UPM Paper ENA (Europe and North America) and UPM Plywood.