Copy and printing paper

The product category includes unconverted and unprinted paper or board, made from cellulosic fibres, used for writing, printing and copying.

The Nordic Swan Ecolabel on a paper product signifies that the product meets strict environmental requirements, for example: 

  • The paper must either be made of virgin fibres and/or recycled fibres. At least 70% of fibres used in paper must come from sustainably managed forests or be recycled.
  • Limitation of hazardous substances in chemicals used during production.
  • Limits on energy consumption during production.
  • Limits on emissions to air and water.

Below you will find all the necessary documents and background information to apply for the Nordic Swan Ecolabel. See also our Paper, pulp and printing portal