Van Houtum is a 75 year old Dutch manufacturer of hygienic paper and innovative washroom solutions and can be seen as a leader in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). They are in the in paper production for more than 50 years only using 100% recycled paper. Van Houtum has a firm belief that disposable products may only be produced with used fibers. Under the brand name Satino Black Van Houtum produces Cradle to Cradle Silver certified hygienic paper. This is high quality white and soft toilet paper and paper towels made from 100% recycled paper. Satino Black is the world’s first and only hygienic paper that has acquired the labels FSC recycled, European Eco-label and Cradle to Cradle. It is produced entirely CO2-neutral.
World’s first Cradle to Cradle dispenser
Last week, Van Houtum brings the world’s first Cradle to Cradle certified dispenser on the market. The dispensers are made from recycled plastic and thereby completing the Cradle to Cradle (C2C) certified Satino Black product line consisting of toilet paper and paper towels, hand soap and foam, alcohol gel and toilet cleaner. Your bathroom visit has never been more eco-friendly.
The Cradle to Cradle certification ensures that the dispensers are safe for humans and the environment and are designed for the technical cycle: the plastic can be recycled infinitely without loss of value. Moreover, the certification guarantees CO2 neutrality by the use of 100 percent green power.