March 2006

Wausau Paper earns certifications for recycled fiber content

Wausau, WI— Wausau Paper announced that its printing & writing segment has earned two distinguished certifications, Green Seal® and Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), for specific portions of its product line. The Green Seal certification gives Wausau Paper the broadest assortment of Green Seal-certified printing and writing papers on the market.

Wausau Paper’s Green Seal certification applies to approximately two-thirds of the company’s more than 1,600 commercial printing and writing stock items, including the entire Exact Eco 100™ line and offerings in 15 other brands. The certification recognizes paper that has at least 30 percent recycled post-consumer fiber. Additionally, each of Wausau Paper’s certified papers meet stringent process control standards for handling pulp and making paper as well as adhering to strict limits on heavy metals within packaging materials.

Wausau Paper earned FSC certification for its Exact Eco 100™ line. This environmentally responsible, imaging paper product line is made exclusively with 100 percent recycled post-consumer fiber and is available in both 84 and 90 brightness levels. FSC certification recognizes products that support the responsible management of the world’s forests and forest resources.

 


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