Wherever possible Sihtuk uses paper and board from 100% plantation forests managed by large reputable raw material suppliers.
Sihtuk already offers and is actively investigating and trialling alternative renewable materials to provide further eco-friendly options
Sihtuk are proactively working with waste management and resource recovery stakeholders to develop increasingly sustainable outcomes for disposable of our products.
We actively work with our manufacturing partners in implementing quality control measures to ensure vendors meet sustainability, social and ethical requirements.
Where products are correctly described as compostable, this refers to their suitability for treatment in a commercial composter where they are exposed to the optimal amounts of sunlight, temperature and moisture to break- down in a set period of time. The European Standard EN13432 is one of the most globally recognised accreditations for composting, and outlines the criteria a product must meet to be considered 100% compostable.
A resource which can be sustained at current levels if current consumption trend continues. As conventional plastics are derived from oil, they are not sustainable resources. Paper and board derived from properly managed timber is a sustainable resource.
A product or material is recyclable if it can be separated, collected and reprocessed into a new product.