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The alarming rates of worldwide pollution, carbon emission footprint and global warming have pushed manufacturers in various industries to “go green”, and the printing and packaging industry among them. After the innovative Paper Bottles and Treeless Paper, now it’s time for ink to go green as well.
The prominence of social media in recent years has caused a major shift in consumer behavior and expectations. As consumers feel “in control”, many businesses – from SMB’s to global brands – try to connect with consumers and consider their wants and needs.
It’s encouraging to know that more and more people feel a sense of personal responsibility and try to be eco-conscious. Earth is our only home, and preserving it for future generations is reflected in people’s desire for sustainable, responsibly-sourced products.
SGP, the Sustainable Green Printing Partnership, announced their upcoming community day – “Where Sustainability Meets Print”. SGP is considered to be one of the leading authorities in sustainable printing certifications for print manufacturers.
In case you didn’t know, April 22nd is Earth Day, and this is a great opportunity to adopt a few green printing habits. As a print service, there are lots of practices you can use to contribute to a green environment and keep our planet green, clean and healthy.
The recent Earth Day a few weeks ago was a good reminder to practice environmentally friendly techniques, and keep our planet green, clean and healthy. So, what practices can you use to contribute to a green environment?
Adopting green solutions when printing is more than an option, it’s a necessity. Printing requires the use of trees and energy. It also produces some volatile organic compounds related to the ink and its petroleum components that affect not only the environment but also people’s health. Printing is also an expensive practice for any kind of business or office. So, whichever way you look at it, green printing solutions will bring nothing but positive results.