The Global Wood Packaging Forum (GWPF) congratulates the National Wooden Pallet and Container Association (NWPCA) and the Pallet Foundation on its Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for United States Wooden Pallets. This document, certified by UL (formerly Underwriter Laboratories) and produced in conjunction with Forest Products Lab, the research wing of the U.S. Forest Service, is the first of its […]
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The UK/EU trade deal as finalised between Christmas and New Year serves to confirm that all wooden packaging materials (WPM) must be ISPM15 compliant with effect from 1st January 2021. The transitional trade agreement between the UK and EU which was due to expire on 31st December 2020 also included this obligation. This formally confirms that the future requirements for WPM that are being shipped together with goods from the UK to EU markets must be identical in respect of treatment as they are for all WTO countries.