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Green Printing - Printing Industry Goes Green

The printing industry like many other industries is starting to pick up steam in going "Green". From recycling paper to using soy ink, smart printing companies are starting to realize the benefits of going "Green".

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Recycling of paper or being certified by the Forestry Stewardship Council(FSC) or the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) gives you the ability to control the fiber that is being used to make your certified paper. This is usually going to be the largest waste component of a printing job. By using recycled post consumer waste paper you are directly saving trees and if you use FSC or SFI certified papers and certified printing companies you can also display the FSC & SFI logos on your printed product.

Recycling of all ink or using soy based inks is another way to be "green" with your printing. You can and should recycle all press solutions and plates used in the printing process. This can and should be done...

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  • Green Printing: Paper Certification Printing as an industry is a resource intensive user of paper products. The vast majority of substrates (paper) that are used are made from timber products at this time....
  • Green Printing - Recycling We believe in being as environmentally sensitive of a printing company as possible. We are carbon neutral due...
  • Green Printing - Energy Consumption And Renewable Energy As a printing company we use a great deal of energy to manufacture our products. Lighting can be a major part of that...
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  • Eco-Friendly Printing Definitions of "Going Green" are many these days and I don't know if there will ever be a definitive answer to what a Green Printing Company does to make it eco-friendly...
  • Environmentally Friendly Printing We all have a responsibility to future generations to help insure that we are taking care of our planet so they have the same opportunities as we do. Printing as an industry is a heavy user of electricity and natural resources...
  • Digital Printing can be Green! Digital printing was invented for smaller quantity runs at lower costs but does a pretty good job of being eco-friendly...
  • Green Printing-Soft Proofing and Hard Proofing Green printing is not always perfect. Let's take the proofing of a job. Ideally, from a green approach we would like to show a proof online (soft proof)...
  • Why is The Odee Company Going Green? We have written several articles and produced some videos that you may have seen on The Odee Company and green printing. Some that read this will have a healthy skepticism of whether we have done this for the right reasons...
Green Printing: Because we need to care for our children and their future!

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