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New Rainforest Alliance standards verify legal purchases

Jan 29, 2010 12:00 AM,

“Illegal logging throughout the world’s forests continues to undermine efforts to promote social equity, environmental conservation and sustainable economic growth in many nations,” the Rainforest Alliance reports

Intech Printing wins county Waste Reduction award

Jan 6, 2010 12:00 AM,

For outstanding efforts to reduce waste and protect the environment, Naples, FL-based Intech Printing & Direct Mail has been named a winner in the 2009 Waste Reduction Awards Program (WRAP) sponsored by the Collier County Waste Management Board

CTI Paper USA joins Chicago Climate Exchange

Jan 4, 2010 12:00 AM,

CTI Paper USA (Sun Prairie, WI) has joined the Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX), a voluntary, legally binding integrated trading system to reduce all six greenhouse gases with offset projects worldwide

Mohawk Show 11 calls for entries

Dec 15, 2009 12:00 AM,

Mohawk Fine Papers Inc. has released the Mohawk Show 11 call for entries in the form of an oversized collectable poster. Entries are being accepted now through May 31, 2010.

Paper recycling systems

Nov 1, 2009 12:00 AM, By Nsenga Thompson & Katherine O'Brien

WEIMA America (Fort Mill, SC) is the North American distributor of WEIMA Maschinenbau GmbH, a provider of high quality shredding, grinding and briquetting systems. WEIMA's WLK series single-shaft paper shredders are low speed, low RPM machines for recycling waste paper and packaging materials. They are suitable for sheets, rolls, corrugated cores, loose paper, books and bindings. WEIMA America's briquette

StreamServe, SAP donate to UNICEF

Oct 19, 2009 12:00 AM,

StreamServe, a leading provider of business communication solutions, announces it is co-sponsoring the “Clean Water for Ethiopia” project as part of SAP’s global corporate responsibility program.

Quad/Graphics earns EPA SmartWay award

Oct 15, 2009 12:00 AM,

For leadership in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution from its freight operations, Quad/Graphics has received its fourth consecutive Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay Transport Partnership.

WorkflowOne earns 3 environmental certifications

Oct 7, 2009 12:00 AM,

WorkflowOne, a Dayton, OH-based provider of print management, marketing and distribution services, has been awarded multisite chain-of-custody certifications from three leading forest certification organizations: the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) program, and the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC).

Huston Patterson earns ecofriendly certifications

Sep 30, 2009 12:00 AM,

Huston Patterson Corp. recently earned the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) and Program for Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) chain-of-custody certifications.

Domtar hits millionth ton of FSC certified paper sold

Sep 30, 2009 12:00 AM,

Domtar Corp (Montreal) has marked a significant milestone with the sale of its millionth ton of Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified paper.

New paper mill starts production tests on schedule

Sep 8, 2009 12:00 AM,

The Portucel Soporcel group has just reached a landmark in its expansion with the start of production tests at the new Setubal, Portugal, paper mill

Printing blankets offer lower carbon footprint

Sep 1, 2009 12:00 AM,

ContiTech Elastomer Coatings reports the results of a study to draw up a carbon footprint for printing blankets has shown that the production of ContiTech's printing blankets generates up to 70% less climatically detrimental CO2 emissions than world standard printing blankets.

SGP Partnership celebrates 1st anniversary

Sep 1, 2009 12:00 AM,

The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership celebrates a successful first year.

GREEN IMPACT

Sep 1, 2009 12:00 AM, By Nsenga Thompson, associate editor

From the recycling craze of the 1960s and '70s to the Save the Planet campaigns of the '90s, awareness of our impact on the environment has had its peaks and valleys. In the new millennium, a definitive peak was reached once again when our former vice president revealed the inconvenient truth about our planet. Since then, improving green practices has remained in the global spotlight. As many commercial

The Print Council issues position paper on green printing

Aug 26, 2009 12:00 AM,

Printing’s strengths as a sustainable and environmentally responsible communications medium will be explored and promoted in a new position paper that is being developed by The Print Council.

AMERICAN PRINTER names 2009 Environmental Excellence Award winners

Aug 3, 2009 12:00 AM,

AMERICAN PRINTER magazine, a leading source for senior executives seeking business trends and technical innovations shaping the commercial printing industry, today announced the winners of its second annual Environmental Excellence Awards program.

EPA recognizes MOSAIC as a leading green power purchaser

Jul 29, 2009 12:00 AM,

MOSAIC — a printer specializing in UV, digital and waterless printing, direct mail and W2P — appears on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) new “Top 20 Printers List” of the largest green power purchasers in the commercial printing business.

Print Tech receives Green Leadership award

Jul 16, 2009 12:00 AM,

Print Tech’s (Mountainside, NJ) environmental efforts have been recognized in the category of Pollution Prevention by NJBiz Magazine’s inaugural “NJBiz Green Leadership Awards.”

Quad/Graphics plant achieves environmental LEED certification

Jul 1, 2009 12:00 AM,

Quad/Graphics’ (www.qg.com) Sussex, WI, manufacturing facility has received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification, Silver rating, from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)