Sustainability

Koho Pono, LLC uses responsible printers that comply with the Forest Stewardship Council International, Chain of Custody (CoC) certification program as of June 27, 2014.

Effective with books manufactured on or after January 19, 2011, Koho Pono, LLC certifies that our printer uses the following:

  • All wood product components used in black & white, standard color, or select color paperback books, utilizing either cream or white bookblock paper, that are manufactured are Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) Certified Sourcing.
  • The cream or white bookblock paper in black & white, standard color, or select color hardcover books manufactured is Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) Certified Sourcing. No other wood product components used in hardcover book production (examples: cover boards, spine board, end sheets) are certified at this time.
  • All wood product components used in black & white or standard color paperback books, utilizing either cream or white bookblock paper, or premium color paperbacks on white bookblock paper, that are manufactured in the Milton Keynes UK Production Center are Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) Mix Credit. FSC® C084699

At this time, only the premium color paperbacks on white bookblock paper, manufactured in the UK Production Center, are certified, as noted above. No other premium color books, regardless of production site or type, are certified at this time.

 

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