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Maintaining an Environmental Policy & Certifications

Glatfelter’s Environmental Policy reflects our commitment to comply with environmental laws and regulations, practice pollution prevention, and improve our environmental performance. Instituted in 1997 as part of the ISO 14001 certification process, our environmental policy is the foundation for our Environmental Management Systems (EMS) and reflects one of our core values – Environmental Responsibility.

Our Environmental Policy

  • Empowering employees to take personal responsibility for awareness and control of environmental issues on the job.
  • Complying with environmental laws and regulations and voluntary principles to which it subscribes.
  • Practicing prevention of pollution by using natural resources efficiently, reducing waste, encouraging recycling and reuse, and reducing adverse environmental impacts that may be caused by its operations.
  • Maintaining and continually improving an environmental management system with the goal of improving environmental performance.
  • Practicing sustainable forestry on company-owned lands as well as encouraging landowners we work with to manage their lands in a sustainable way.

ISO 9001: Requirements for a quality management system where an organization demonstrates its ability to consistently provide products that meet customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements, and aims to enhance customer satisfaction through the effective application of the system, including processes for continual improvement of the system and the assurance of conformity to customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.

ISO 14001: Requirements for an environmental management system to enable an organization to develop and implement a policy and objectives which take into account legal requirements and other requirements to which the organization subscribes, and information about significant environmental aspects.

OHSAS 18001: Compatible with the ISO 9001 (Quality) and ISO 14001 (Environmental) management systems standards, OHSAS enables an organization to control its occupational health and safety (OHS) risks and improve its performance.

BRC IoP: The BRC/IoP (British Retail Consortium / Institute of Packaging) Global Standard - Food Packaging and Other Packaging Materials ensures quality requirements for packaging manufacturers are met.

HACCP: The Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point is a system employed by the Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration to ensure the safety of food procedures and products.

SFI®: Ensures wood and paper products come from well-managed forests.

FSC®: Promotes responsible management of the world’s forests.

PEFC: Provides assurance that wood comes from ecologically, socially and economically sustainable forests.


Click the certification names in the chart below to download a PDF of a location’s certificate.


Environmental Certifications by Location
Certification
 
Quality
Environment
Energy Management
Occupational Health & Safety
Packaging Hygiene
Food Safety
Forestry
Forestry Chain-of-Custody
Forestry Chain-of-Custody
Forestry Chain-of-Custody
Facility Location
Chillicothe,
Ohio
Spring Grove,
Pennsylvania
Falkenhagen,
Germany
Gernsbach,
Germany
Lydney,
United Kingdom
Caerphilly,
United Kingdom
Scaer,
France
NewTech Pulp,
Philippines
  ISO 9001
(616 KB PDF)
ISO 9001
(616 KB PDF)
ISO 9001
(564 KB PDF)
ISO 9001
(292 KB PDF)
ISO 9001
(292 KB PDF)
ISO 9001
(292 KB PDF)
ISO 9001
(203 KB PDF)
  ISO 14001
(411 KB PDF)
ISO 14001
(616 KB PDF)
ISO 14001
(564 KB PDF)
    ISO 14001
(292 KB PDF)
ISO 14001
(203 KB PDF)
    ISO 50001
(209 KB PDF)
ISO 50001
(207 KB PDF)
       
      OHSAS (Health & Safety)
(400 KB PDF)
      OHSAS (Health & Safety)
(203 KB PDF)
    EN 15593
(616 KB PDF)
BRC-IoP
(261 KB PDF)
BRC-IoP
(536 KB PDF)
  BRC-IoP
(262 KB PDF)
 
    HACCP
(609 KB PDF)
         
SFI
(84 KB PDF)
SFI
(1 MB PDF)
           
FSC
(484 KB PDF)
FSC
(484 KB PDF)
FSC
(204 KB PDF)
FSC
(200 KB PDF)
FSC
(200 KB PDF)
FSC
(200 KB PDF)
FSC
(200 KB PDF)
 
SFI
(481 KB PDF)
SFI
(481 KB PDF)
           
PEFC
(471 KB PDF)
PEFC
(471 KB PDF)
           


* Certificates are posted in English. Select certificates for our European facilities are also available in French and/or German. To request a certificate in French or German, please email scott.mingus@glatfelter.com.
 


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