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FSC® certified packaging

If you want to improve the sustainability of your packaging and overall business, switching to FSC® certified packaging can make a significant difference.

Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) packaging uses material from well-managed forests and recycled sources. Common FSC packaging includes cardboard boxes, paper packaging, wooden pallets and timber crates. As many as seven in ten consumers prefer products, including packaging, that feature the FSC logo.

Besides being FSC certified, working with GWP offers your business several other sustainability benefits. Strategies include reduction in material use, minimising volume in transit (and therefore emissions) and aiding recyclability for end users by eliminating films and plastics.

FSC eCommerce packaging

FSC pizza style boxes

FSC "pizza style" boxes

Custom sizes
Full colour print

FSC postal book wraps

FSC book wraps

Custom sizes
Up to 3 colour print

FSC subscription box packaging

FSC subscription boxes

Custom sizes
Various print options

FSC unboxing packaging

FSC unboxing packaging

Custom sizes
Various print options

Custom ecommerce boxes

Custom FSC eCommerce boxes

Custom sizes
Various print options

FSC postal boxes

BDCM box FSC certified

BDCM boxes

4 x sizes
Retail industry standard

BDC boxes FSC certified

BDC cartons

3 x sizes
Retail industry standard

FSC long cardboard boxes

Long FSC boxes

Custom sizes
Various print options

Custom mailing boxes

Custom FSC mailers

Custom sizes
Various print options

FSC large letter boxes

FSC large letter boxes

Custom sizes
Various print options

FSC small parcel boxes PIP

FSC small parcel boxes

Custom sizes
Various print options

FSC medium parcel boxes

FSC medium parcel boxes

Custom sizes
Various print options

FSC large parcel boxes

FSC large parcel boxes

Custom sizes
Various print options

FSC transit packaging

FSC corrugated cardboard cases

Corrugated cases (0201s)

Custom sizes
Up to 3 colour print

FSC die-cut transit packaging

FSC die-cut boxes

Custom sizes
Up to 3 colour print

FSC 5 panel wrap

5 panel wraparounds

Custom sizes
Various print options

FSC cardboard crash lock boxes

FSC crash lock boxes

Custom sizes
Rapid assembly

FSC FEFCO cartons

FEFCO style boxes

Custom sizes
Huge range of designs

FSC cardboard produce trays

FSC cardboard trays

Custom sizes
Various print options

FSC single-walled cardboard box

Single wall FSC boxes

Custom sizes
Various print options

FSC double-wall cardboard boxes

Double wall FSC boxes

Custom sizes
Various print options

FSC pallet optimised boxes

Pallet optimised boxes

Custom sizes
Efficient transit

FSC custom corrugated packaging

Custom FSC transit packaging

Custom sizes
Various print options

FSC retail packaging

FSC printed packaging

FSC product packs

Custom sizes
Full colour print

FSC branded boxes

Branded boxes

Custom sizes
1 – 3 colour print

FSC shelf-ready packaging

Shelf ready packs (SRP)

Custom sizes
Tear-off opening

FSC point of sale (POS)

FSC cardboard free standing display unit

Free standing displays (FSDU)

Custom sizes
Supplied flat

FSC cardboard counter display units

Counter display units (CDU)

Custom sizes
Various print options

FSC cardboard dump bins

Cardboard dump bins

Custom sizes
Various designs

FSC bottle packaging

Bottle carriers

Custom cardboard bottle carriers

Custom sizes
Various configurations

Bottle boxes with dividers

Custom bottle boxes with dividers

Custom sizes
Various configurations

Bottle postal boxes

Single bottle boxes for eCommerce

Custom sizes
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Custom wine bottle box

Wine bottle boxes with integral fittings

Custom sizes
Tapeless design

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Lay flat wine storage boxes

Custom sizes
Various configurations

FSC packaging inserts and dividers

FSC cardboard box dividers

FSC cardboard box dividers

Custom sizes
Adjustable cell sizes

FSC fittings

Custom FSC cardboard fittings

Custom sizes
Up to 3 colour print

FSC void fill packaging

FSC paper void-fill packaging

Self fill
Various paper options

FSC cardboard layer pads-slip-sheets

Layer pads and slip sheets

Custom sizes
Multiple material options

FSC end caps

Corrugated end caps

Custom sizes
Bespoke designs

What does FSC stand for?

FSC® is an acronym for Forest Stewardship Council®. FSC is a foundation started in 1993 in Brazil to counter deforestation in the Amazonian rainforest. It has since become the worldwide standard for sustainable forestry, with more than 185 million hectares of forests now being FSC certified.

What is FSC packaging?

FSC-certified packaging is typically corrugated and other paper-based boxes, inserts and POS that use material (i.e. wood) that is traceable back to FSC-managed forests. Often combined with recycled content, FSC packaging is sustainable and less environmentally harmful.

What does the FSC do?

Besides ensuring sustainable management of forests (in terms of regulations, guidelines and verifying compliance with these practices), the FSC also work to protect wildlife and indigenous peoples who call the world’s forests their home.

What FSC certification does GWP hold?

GWP has achieved FSC Chain of Custody certification (License number FSC – C161914), which verifies your corrugated packaging to “well-managed forests”. These forests are certified in accordance with the strict rules of the organisation.

What is a chain of custody?

The “chain of custody” (the certification that GWP holds) allows traceability of any material claimed to be FSC certified back to the forest it originated from. Each link – between forest, processors, manufacturers and even retail outlets – has its own certification and is independently verified annually.

Can I print FSC logos on the packaging that my business uses?

If you specify FSC-approved packaging from GWP, you can include printed logos and trademarks on your boxes. Doing this is subject to FSC packaging logo guidelines and approvals, however.

Are there other ways I can promote having FSC packaging?

You can promote your use of FSC packaging in other ways. To do so, you must first obtain an FSC promotional license (details here). A promotional license allows you to use FSC branding on your website, printed literature and other promotional material.

Is FSC available on all packaging?

Virtually all of the corrugated cardboard GWP use in manufacturing your packaging is from FSC-approved sources (although there may be a few specialist grades of material not currently certified). As such, you can source FSC packaging, including eCommerce boxes, transit packaging, retail-ready packs, and even cardboard point of sale.

Are FSC boxes sustainable?

Corrugated boxes are themselves inherently sustainable, typically using large amounts of recycled material. However, using FSC packaging ensures that any virgin fibres and material also come from sustainable sources.

Do FSC® certified products cost more?

As the vast majority of material GWP uses is FSC approved, there are typically no additional costs for using FSC packaging at your business.

Is FSC® different from other forest certification schemes?

Whilst there are numerous other forest certification schemes, these are less widely recognised or do not provide the same degree of environmental, social and economic standards as the FSC does. As such, FSC is the only scheme endorsed by major environmental charities, including WWF, Greenpeace, and Woodland Trust.