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Certified compostable paper pulps at Stora Enso

Eco-awareness and higher demands on sustainability features among customers tend to lead to good things. One current example is the initiated project at Stora Enso to certify all paper pulp grades as compostable, to helps consumers make more eco-friendly choices.

Paper pulp tests
All Stora Enso paper pulps went through a test, measuring their material characteristic to investigate their composability. Bleached pulps were also tested for ecotoxicity, to investigate if the pulp implies any harm to the flora that grows in the compost soil. 

Positive results
The test results showed that the Stora Enso paper pulps “do not contain harmful compounds, such as heavy metals, nor do they have a negative effect on the resulting compost.”

Read more about the compostable certification project here.

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