At PPL we are very aware of the
impact we can have on the
environment, and strive to be as
environmentally friendly as possible
in all aspects of our operation
which we constantly monitor.
With this in mind our policy is
to ensure that
- PPL is committed to continuous
- We recycle 90% of the waste
including paper, cardboard and
- Most of our paper used comes from FSC certified sources
- We follow our waste minimalism programme
- We advise and encourage our suppliers and customers
to work with us on all matters involving responsible
- PPL complies with environmental regulation
to prevent pollution and improve
performance in these key areas
Apart from complying with all applicable legal requirements including control
over pollution, we constantly monitor the improvement of the latest technology in
the industry that allows us to reduce our impact on the environment.
With our responsible approach in the use of resources to contribute in keeping
a clean and green working environment, all our clients can rest assured that
PPL always has the environment at the forefront of its operations.
ECOLOGICAL & TECHNICAL CERTIFICATIONS
OF OUR CONSUMABLES
ELEMENTAL CHLORINE FREE
This mark (also known as E.C.F) ensures low content of derivative-organic-chlorine (AOX values less than 0.6kg/tons). It highlights that the pulp used was whitened using ecological process.
HEAVY METAL ABSENCE – CE94/62
This mark certifies product conformity with the CE64/62 concentrations of heavy in packaging Directive defining the maximum concentrations of heavy metal (Cadmium, Chrome, Mercury and lead).
The long-life mark is based on the ISO 9706 Long-Life Paper Standard which defines the requirements for such papers. It especially envisages a content of wood-pulp or semi-chemical pulp not exceeding 5%, a pH calculated from the water extract between 7.5 and 10 and an alkaline reserve (buffer) higher than 2%.
The Neutral pH mark indicates the neutral status of the paper, generally determined by the use of so-called acid free production process. The pH is calculated from a water extract of the paper.
WELL MANAGED FOREST
This mark aims to certify the origin of paper-making fibers from integrated and sustainable forestry operations where controlled felling and replanting policies are enacted.
We have recently replaced our computer-to-plate machinery with a NEW CHEMICAL FREE machine to produce chemical free plates.
we have recently installed
SELECTED SECONDARY FIBERS
This mark certifies the use of recycled (secondary) pulp fibres originating from selected materials to ensure high quality raw material which are free of impurities and mechanically sound.
Mark awarded by the European Community (EU) to producers who voluntarily employ verifiable measures that significantly reduce the harmful effects of their processes
FOREST STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL
Forestry Stewardship Council. FSC-labeled wood products indicate that the wood is harvested from sustainably-managed forests.