The Alliance for Environmental Technology (AET) is an international association of chemical manufacturers dedicated to improving the environmental performance of the pulp and paper industry. AET was created to establish a clearing house of educational and technical resources relating to Chlorine Dioxide and it's use in papermaking.
As a priority issue, AET supports the use of chlorine dioxide bleaching (also known as Elemental Chlorine-Free or ECF), a pollution prevention technology recognized by the International Joint Commission and the International Court of Justice. It is a remarkable bleaching agent that eliminates persistent, bioaccumulative toxic substances in mill waste-water. Chlorine dioxide is also an essential component for producing the highest quality pulp and paper products.