What can be declared
Market pulps that are used as raw material in Nordic Swan Ecolabel paper products.
Paper and board
Paper and board that are used as raw material in Nordic Swan Ecolabel paper products.
Chemicals for producing pulp, paper and board
Chemicals for producing pulp and paper that are used as raw material in Nordic Swan Ecolabel paper products.
However, in order to declare your raw material, you must meet the Nordic Ecolabelling requirements.
Does your raw material meet with the requirements?
The Nordic Ecolabelling criteria for paper products encompass a wide range of requirements, most of which relate to pulp and paper production.
The criteria are based on a modular system:
- The Basic Module contains general requirements concerning forestry management, emissions, energy use and waste disposal in regard to pulp and paper production. The Forestry requirements contains information about the requirements for raw materials deriving from forestry operations.
- The Chemical Module contains general requirements in regard to the users of chemicals in the manufacture of pulp and paper.
- The Supplementary Module is the criteria documents of a specific paper product group:
Other Nordic Ecolabelling sets of criteria may refer to the modular system too, such as: