Sustainability Resource Hub

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In the communities where we work, we plant seeds of change and opportunity that enhance people’s everyday lives. Our goal is also to be a great place to work where all people are inspired in their role and empowered to grow to their full potential. Our sustainability ambassadors are key to deliver on this promise.
The Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge is just one example of sustainable forestry at work. See how Sappi led efforts to regenerate several tree species.
The Covid-19 pandemic did have some silver linings. For the apprentices at our Skills Centres, it inspired the creation of a new business to supply reusable cloth masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) in South Africa.
We talk to Wynand De Swardt about our transition to solar-powered heating at our Ngodwana nursery in South Africa.
Before the Sappi team stepped in, the recovery furnaces were prone to scale build-up at our Ngodwana Mill in South Africa. With their innovation and ingenuity, our mill is now more eco-effective.
With innovation and ingenuity, we're making our mills eco-effective—reducing waste, emissions and maximising material and resource use at every opportunity. This story brings you on a European tour of some of our eco-effective energy actions in 2021.
Gratkorn Mill in Austria has partnered with local energy provider Bioenergie Wärmeservice GmbH (BWS) to supply industrial waste heat generated by the mill’s combined heat and power (CHP) plant to Energie Graz for the next 20 years.
Scaling-up our functional paper business is at the core of Sappi’s strategy to support a more circular economy. Investments made at Alfeld Mill in Germany starting in 2021 enable us to bring these circular functional papers to more of our European customers.
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.
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. 

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