United Pulp and Paper Co.Inc (UPPC) in SCG was recently awarded the Green Choice Seal by Green Choice Philippines' National Ecolabelling Programme.
At present, there are only 15 Philippine-made products which received the same recognition of having primarily a 100 percent utilization of recycled paprer and technologically advanced effluent treatment plant.
The environmental assessment included a check on the company's compliance on all Philippine environmental laws in addition to industry environmental leadership. At least 80% of product should also be made of recyclable materials and at least 25% is post consumer.
advocacy and do their share for a greener future. Although turning real 'green' might seem initially costly, actual cost including environemental impact is costlier. He added that with enough volume, financial cost eventually goes down.
uppc.com.ph and pdepsdi.org.ph for more information.