Benders retains BRC/PEFC accreditation

benders-pefc-range-shot-10Benders Paper Cups has announced it has attained the prestigious BRC certification for packaging and packaging materials and PEFC and FSC Chain of Custody Certification for the fourth consecutive year.

Benders’ quality and technical manager Allan Paterson said: “I am very pleased to say that Benders has successfully completed both the BRC/IOP packaging and packaging materials audit and the PEFC and FSC Certification annual assessments with no issues raised. Benders has achieved the new higher classification of AA grade status for BRC packaging, a tremendous result for the company.”

PEFC certified forests are managed to the highest environmental standards to protect important animal habitats, ensure biodiversity, and support fair employment for forestry workers worldwide.

Benders’ commitment to high quality standards was showcased earlier in the year when Benders retained the coveted Vendies award for Best Vending Cup. The ethical considerations central to the company wide culture at Benders are supported further a by zero waste to landfill initiative implemented and managed since January 2013, as well as the use of water based inks for all printing requirements.