Rockstock is an innovative new paper, made from stone.
Rockstock is a high quality, coated paper with outstanding environmental values.
Rockstock's unique properties makes it suitable for a wide variety of purposes.
Rockstock has superior printing values and is available in most sizes and weights of traditional, wood fibre papers. It's also:
-Strong and tear resistant - perfect for books, carry bags and uses where strength is an advantage.
-Won't crack or white line on folds - suitable for maps and brochures.
-Waterproof - great for maps, outdoor displays, golf score cards, envelopes, pads etc.
-Durable under low temperatures - excellent for freezer food packaging.
-Moth and insect proof.
-Food grade - for food storage and packaging.
Rockstock's unique attributes
Rockstock, a brand of rich mineral paper (RMP) has a number of unique environmental attributes:
-It has a low CO2 emission profile
-It beneficially reuses a waste stream.
-It's manufacture does not pollute waterways and rivers with toxic effluent
-It's manufacture uses relatively little energy.
It is estimated that the production of 1 ton of RMP means:
-Low carbon emission
-7480 gallons of fresh water saved
-reduction of CO2 release
-19.05 Kg water borne waste not produced
-107.05 Kg atmospheric emissions eliminated
-6 million BTU's energy not consumed
Figures provided by Environmental Defense
Because growing trees sequesters greenhouse gasses from the atmosphere; harvesting trees to produce wood fibre paper creates a carbon footprint.
Rockstocks carbon footprint is further reduced because its manufacture uses approximately half the energy of making virgin pulp paper and approximately a third the energy of recycled pulp paper.