SUSTAINABILITY

Printing is going green, so here's where to learn about the many sustainable printing programs and
sourcing options (including SFI, FSC and PEFC chain-of-custody certified) available to printers and how
printing industry companies are marketing their green printing efforts as well as reducing their costs.

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Waste Industry opposes mandates for paper products

March 26, 2014

The debate about how to handle packaging at its end-of-life shows no end in sight. The National Waste & Recycling Association released a new industry...

Glatfelter Joins Two Sides in Promoting the Sustainability of Paper

March 21, 2014

Glatfelter, a global supplier of specialty papers and fiber-based engineered materials headquartered in York, PA, is joining Two Sides. "We join with Two Sides in...

Is digital really greener than paper?

February 25, 2014

Paper has gotten a bad rap in recent years. Detractors claim paper manufacturing leads to mass deforestation and contributes significantly to greenhouse gas emissions. While...

Canon Americas Headquarters Earns LEED Gold Certification

February 24, 2014

Canon Americas Headquarters in Melville, NY, has been awarded LEED Gold certification, a recognition for the design, construction, operations and maintenance of high-performance green buildings....

How Our Smartphones, Tablets and Laptops are Linked to Corruption and Civil Unrest

Phil Riebel February 6, 2014

We all need to challenge ourselves to learn more about the products we use every day. This means purchasing products from companies that lead the...

More than 20 Leading U.S. Companies Remove Anti-paper Green Claims

January 27, 2014

In its effort to put an end to unsubstantiated and misleading claims that electronic communications are more environmentally friendly than print and paper, Two Sides...

Velocity Print Solutions Offsets 100% of Electricity with Renewable Energy

January 13, 2014

Velocity Print Solutions has purchased renewable energy credits (RECs) from Renewable Choice. The purchase of over 900,000 kWh of American Wind REC’s—which is equivalent to...

RPI Achieves Print Industry Milestone with SGP Certification

January 9, 2014

RPI of Seattle has become one of the the first producers of personalized products, such as photobooks, notecards, stationery, and business products, to be recognized...

GOA Announces Green Roundtable Forum at 39th Annual Show

January 8, 2014

Printers and graphic arts professionals will have the opportunity to come together to discuss the latest environmental trends, issues, and impact on the printing industry...

Unisource Earns ENERGY STAR Certification for Oregon Facility

January 7, 2014

The Gresham, OR, facility of Unisource Worldwide has earned an ENERGY STAR certification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. This designation is given only to...

 
 
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