Drink pack firms boost use of certified wood fibres

The use of certified or controlled wood fibres by Tetra Pak, Elopak and SIG Combibloc, which represent of 80% the global drinks carton market, increased from 47% to 77% in 2008, according to independent verifier ProForest.

The companies have pledged to purchase 100% of their paperboard from "legal and acceptable" sources by 2015, using standards developed by the FSC or PEFC ecolabels, or equivalent schemes.

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