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EPAT: Environmental Paper Assessment Tool

The Environmental Paper Assessment Tool (EPAT) is an innovative platform for buyers and sellers of paper products to share supplychain data and facilitate discussions on sustainable paper procurement. By providing a consistent framework and metrics, EPAT creates the opportunity for informed discussion about the environmental attributes and trade-offs involved in paper purchasing decisions. EPAT was developed by the sustainability nonprofit GreenBlue in collaboration with leading paper buyers and suppliers.

 

News & Resources

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Transparency in sustainable forestry aids paper packaging procurement

July 2016

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Introduction to EPAT 3.0 Webinar

April 2016

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GreenBlue Launches Environmental Paper Assessment Tool® (EPAT) 3.0

April 2016

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A guide to the Forest Products Industry in the Southern United States

March 2016

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Guide to EPAT 3.0

March 2016

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Woodland Owner and Brand Owner Summit 2016

January 2016

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What does EPAT measure?

July 2015

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Why do companies use EPAT?

September 2015

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In March 2016, GreenBlue launched EPAT 3.0. The Environmental Paper Assessment Tool (EPAT) enables buyers and sellers of paper products to work together to discuss the sustainability of paper products.

Screen Shot 2016-03-08 at 11.12.15 AMEPAT makes it easy to find mills in your supply chain and use credible data to answer the most important sustainability questions such as:

  • Energy use
  • Water withdrawal
  • Source
  • Solid waste
  • and more

Paper procurement professionals can use the EPAT platform to learn more about the key considerations to make when evaluating environmental performance of paper products including: forest certification, recycled content, energy and water use, and more!

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Suppliers can reach new buyers by showcasing their mill’s environmental performance to clients interested in sourcing sustainable fiber products. The tool can also be used to conduct internal benchmarking.

Team leaders

Forest Products Group

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Senior Manager
Forest Products Group

Evan Bruner

Project Associate
Forest Products Group

Anne Elsea

Communications Coordinator

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