Elemental Chlorine-Free (ECF) pulp, bleached with chlorine dioxide, continues to dominate the world bleached chemical pulp market. By the end of 1999, ECF production reached 48.5 million tons, totaling more than 62% of the world market share. ECF is, by far, the most environmentally preferred paper worldwide.

Sustainability

In addition to compliance with relevant environmental legislation, Rosche Paper will endeavor to:

  • source 100% of our wood fibres and base papers from Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) accredited suppliers
  • maximise the efficient use of all resources (with a particular emphasis on electricity, water and paper)
  • minimise water generation and seek to work on a zero-waste basis
  • recycle and reuse resources where possible
  • where the generation of waste cannot be prevented, ensure that it is disposed of in a safe and environmentally responsible manner
  • reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the Institute’s vehicle fleet by encouraging transport options that are less greenhouse intensive
  • purchase materials and energy based on sustainability principles, including incorporation of life cycle analysis in decision making processes
  • design and manage buildings that provide a healthy working environment based on sustainable and energy efficient principles
  • be transparent in reporting practices to the community and relevant stakeholders

It is Company Policy to ensure that all paper or wood based goods are from a responsible source, and only manufactures that hold current FSC accreditation are eligible to supply Rosche paper group of companies, All goods that are acquired through Rosche paper group of companies are from an independent FSC accredited suppliers.