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Recycling Partnerships Are On The Rise

Recycling Partnerships In Print Are On The Rise

According to Laurel Brunner from The Verdigris Project, the latest trend is for substrate developers and recycling outfits to work together. Partnering is at the...
Processless Printing Plates Are Gaining Pace

Processless Printing Plates Are Gaining Pace

According to Laurel Brunner from the Verdigris Project, printers everywhere should be looking more closely at processless plate technology. It cuts out a step...
Is Smart Packaging The Next Step In The Printing Industry?

Is Smart Packaging The Next Step In The Printing Industry?

According to Laurel Brunner of the Verdigris Project, the recycling of smart packaging is obviously a murky topic, which is perhaps why relatively little...
The Environmental Impact Of Print Versus Electronic Media

The Environmental Impact Of Print Versus Electronic Media

Electronic media have some clear advantages over print, namely that they can do so much more, such as get shared almost at the speed...
Consumers Pushing For More Sustainable Packaging

An Opportunity For Packaging Designers And Brands To Minimise Waste

Consider the tube used to package Pringles crisps. Its design presents considerable difficulties for recycling. The package consists of a metal base and metal...

Assessing The Validity In Greenwashing

There ought to be some sort of sliding scale for greenwashing, running from nought to ten, with ten the most honest of claims. Zero...

Assessing The Value Of Paper Waste

Waste paper and board have persistent value as raw materials, so recycling them into new materials makes sense if it is done right. But...

Print Media Supply Chains Are Becoming More Environmentally Friendly

Technological advances are helping to keep waste and remakes to a minimum as well as helping to control the cost of consumables. We are...

Reevaluating Book Supply Chains

According to Laurel Brunner of the Verdigris Project, many hundreds of thousands of books are published every year around the world. Supply chains are...

Quantifying The Printing Industry’s Carbon Footprint

The industry has been blessed with two life-threatening events: digital technology gave us electronic prepress and typesetting; and the internet wiped out whole sectors...