Green Bay Packaging Inc. (GBP) demonstrates its commitment to sustainable initiatives through its participation and support in various programs and certifications. Green Bay Packaging maintains responsible sourcing for our paper packaging as demonstrated with third-party fiber certifications.

SFI, Forest

Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI) Certified Sourcing

Green Bay Packaging is SFI® certified at our corrugated container box plants, sheet plants, and folding carton plant, as well as our GBP Mill containerboard supply. For more information on this third-party certified SFI Program, see www.forests.org.

Containerboard Packaging
Containerboard Paper
Lumber
Green Bay Packaging, Forklift, Manufacturing

Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI) Chain-of-Custody

Green Bay Packaging is SFI® Chain of Custody certified at our mill locations and select corrugated box facilities for customer service and supply. Chain of Custody is a traceability system that tracks certified fiber content inputs (certified forest content, certified sourcing, and recycled content) through production, into finished products and with a claim communicated to customers. For more information on this third-party certification SFI Program, see www.forests.org.

Containerboard Mill and Corrugated Packaging
Forest, Trees, Pine

Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI) Forest Management

Green Bay Packaging manages more than 240,000 acres of family-owned company forest lands. Our forest lands are third-party certified to SFI® Standard Principles of Sustainable Forest Management, implementing best management practices for a continuous commitment of sustainable forestry with supporting SFI® objectives.

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Seedling, Tree, Pine

Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI) Small Lands Group Module

Green Bay Packaging is certified to the Small Lands Group Certification Module. GBP is the ‘first-in-the paper industry’ to achieve this third-party certification, established in 2020. This program recognizes GBP’s ongoing stewardship to promote sustainable forest management with family-owned and private landowners through the Green Bay Packaging’s Landowner Resource Program (LRP) and the SFI® Small Lands Group Certification. Our engagement and resources to supplying small landowners increases the acreage eligible for certified fiber content into the SFI Chain of Custody program. For more information on SFI® Programs, see www.forests.org.

See Green Bay Packaging Public Summary: Wood and Fiber Supply Area Plan Landowner Assistance Program (LAP) for our SFI Small Lands Group Module Certification public summary document

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FSC logo, Pine Tree Branch up close

Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) Chain-of-Custody

Green Bay Packaging was one of the first in the US paper industry to become FSC® Chain of Custody certified for 100% recycled containerboard at our Green Bay Mill in June 2008. GBP maintains FSC® Chain of Custody third-party certification at select locations to service our customers. Chain of Custody is an accounting process that provide traceability of wood fiber content, demonstrating responsible sourcing of wood and recycled fiber into the facility through the manufacturing process to the finished product. For more information on FSC® Programs, see www.fsc.org.

Containerboard Mill and Corrugated Packaging
coated products division, rolls

Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) Chain-of-Custody

Green Bay Packaging’s Coated Products operation produces paper and film pressure-sensitive label stock for a wide variety of labeling applications, including primary package decoration, thermal transfer, and direct thermal printing at three production locations and four converting and distribution facilities. GBP provides FSC® Chain of Custody third-party certification for our label stock. Labels are an integral component to the sustainable packaging design, GBP partners with suppliers and customers to provide responsibly sourced material. For more information on FSC® Programs, see www.fsc.org.

Coated Products Locations