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We’ve learned that what’s in your paper is only part of the picture. Responsible sourcing of materials is critical, and we must also consider the environmental impacts of manufacturing—including the impacts associated with processing recovered paper.
Curious about how Sappi operates in Europe? About our impact on European forests and how we source the woodfibre in our products? We’re glad you’re here, and happy to explain.
For 10 years the wastewater had been running hot from the bleachery at our Stockstadt Pulp Mill in Bavaria, Germany. Where others just saw heat, however, Kai von Groddeck saw opportunity. As a mechanical engineer, he knew he could transform this wasted heat into a new energy source for the mill. 
Sappi owns and leases 390,000 hectares (ha) of land of which 255,000 ha is planted and all of which is FSC-certified. The remaining 135,000 ha is conserved by Sappi Forests.
We’re unlocking the chemistry of trees to meet the challenges of a carbon-constrained world. 
The circular economy is regenerative by design and aims to gradually decouple growth from the consumption of finite resources.
While the basics of papermaking process has changed very little over the centuries, woodfibre only became the main raw material for mass paper production in the mid-19th century. The key advantage of using woodfibre is that it is a natural renewable resource.
Black liquor, a by-product of the pulping process is sometimes referred to as ‘black gold’ because of the high levels of energy it contains.
With Project Trado, we're exploring the use of blockchain technology to enhance the sustainability of the global supply chain for packaging solutions.
Since we don’t own forestland in Europe, we work closely with our partners to uphold our responsible sourcing practices and encourage sustainable forestry.

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