Huhtamaki BioWare paper hot cups now using PEFC-certified paperboard, featuring PEFC logo as part of design

ESPOO, Finland , October 25, 2011 (press release) – Our BioWare paper hot cups are manufactured using paperboard material that is PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification) Chain of Custody certified.

PEFC aims to promote sustainable development in forest management and assurance that the material in the final product can be traced back to a sustainable source managed with due respect for environmental, economic and social standards.

"Huhtamaki is committed to sourcing from suppliers who promote good forestry practice and we're proud todemonstrate our support for the high ecological, social and ethical standards required for sustainable forest management. We're delighted that our UK site has been accredited for PEFC – a great positive statement to highlight on our BioWare cups and a process which we'll be sure to roll out across our other product ranges too." Catherine Tipper, Head of Business Excellence, Huhtamaki (UK) Ltd.

Available in a choice of sizes, BioWare cups feature the PEFC logo as part of their design – the certification and logo provides assurances that the products are from sustainable, legal and traceable sources – which identifies Huhtamaki's unique certification number so that customers know that the product they are using is PEFC certified!

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