KapStone Container Corporation (KapStone) is committed to the goals of sustainable development, recycling of wood and paper products and promoting responsible resource management and use.  To achieve these goals, KapStone is committed to implementing and achieving independent certification to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI) Requirements for Certified Sourcing and Rules for Use of On-Product Labels.

KapStone also recognizes other sustainability programs including the American Tree Farm System (ATFS), Canadian Standards Association (CSA) and the Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes (PEFC).   These programs are mutually recognized by SFI, Inc.

KapStone employs and promotes scientifically, environmentally, socially and economically sustainable procurement practices to meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs.  This is accomplished by practicing and promoting a conservation stewardship ethic.

KapStone’s Policy is to promote the principles of sustainable development, recycling and biodegradability.  KapStone also strives to increase the degradability of its products to ensure that any non-recycled products are bio-degradable and compostable.

To help implement and achieve the above sustainability, recycling and biodegradable objectives, KapStone has developed and adopted appropriate programs, plans and procedures to guide its procurement practices and product claims and labels.

KapStone is committed to periodically review the effectiveness of its policy and programs and to continually improve its management systems and environmental performance.