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Sustainability

Business Advice

Why greenwashing is a dirty business

Greenwashing is rife – an outer covering of environmental credibility hides a multitude of sins. We look at how printers can move towards sustainability honestly.

10/08/2020
Tomorrow's World

Embracing the circular economy

A ‘business as usual’ approach to resource use is unsustainable for everyone – it’s time for the printing community to join the circular economy.

07/08/2020
How to Guides

How to count your carbon emissions

Carbon footprint is one of the easiest ways for customers to judge environmental responsibility. Here’s how to understand how it affects you and your products.  

06/08/2020
Business Advice

A no-nonsense guide to sustainable printing

There’s no shortage of advice and enthusiasm available when it comes to sustainable printing, but it can leave your head spinning. Andy Wilson, Managing Director of one of the UK’s leading wide format digital printers PressOn, gives some practical advice.

05/08/2020
Business Advice

Towards net zero

Countries across the world have committed to becoming ‘net zero’ economies to help lessen the impact of climate change. We take a look at five ways print companies can play their part – and what it means for the future.

04/08/2020
Tomorrow's World

Wide format and sustainability

In the second part of our series on sustainability in different print sectors, Stefan Kappaun of Durst considers eco-friendly inks.

10/07/2020
Business Advice

Nordic Swan: the highest eco certification?

The Scandinavian eco label enjoys worldwide kudos for its high standards. What makes the Nordic Swan logo the trailblazer?  

10/07/2020
Tomorrow's World

Sustainable alternatives to plastic substrates 3: Dufaylite

Plastic board may be an obvious choice when it comes to signs and displays but it’s far from being the best choice in terms of ecological impact and sustainability. Here is the third of our alternatives that provide excellent printing performance without any of the environmental concerns associated with plastics.

28/04/2020
Tomorrow's World

Textiles and sustainability

In a new series looking at sustainability across different print sectors, we spoke to Lars Bech, founder of Neutral, who explains why sustainable fashion is worth every penny.

28/04/2020
Tomorrow's World

Sustainable alternatives to plastic 2: Cygnus Eco Board

The second of three alternatives that provide excellent printing performance without any of the environmental concerns associated with plastics.

27/04/2020
Tomorrow's World

Sustainable alternatives to plastic substrates 1: Re-Board

Plastic board may be an obvious choice when it comes to signs and displays but it’s far from being the best choice in terms of ecological impact and sustainability. Here is the first of three alternatives that provide excellent printing performance without any of the environmental concerns associated with plastics.

26/04/2020
Tomorrow's World

What are the UN Sustainable Development Goals and why do they matter?

Detox your business and track your progress towards sustainability.

24/02/2020
Tomorrow's World

Point-of-sale products and the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Mark Jerrard of Simpson Group and Thierry Pauwels of POP Solutions discuss how they are trying to match UN SDGs.

24/02/2020
Tomorrow's World

Packaging pollution: sustainable alternatives

We are at a tipping point in consumer awareness of climate change, social and environmental responsibility and plastic pollution – and packaging is in focus.

24/02/2020
People in Print

The idea factory in Bangkok: industry leaders at the FESPA Global Summit 2020

Keynote speakers identified the biggest print trends to come in 2020 and explain how new partnerships prosper at the summit.  

21/01/2020
Tomorrow's World

7 simple steps for textile printers to hit UN Sustainable Development Goals

Are you doing enough to reduce your impact on energy, inequality and waste?

19/12/2019
Business Advice

Don't fall foul of waste water regulations

Avoid the disaster of being fined for pollution by your local water authority by keeping your effluent within agreed limits.

17/12/2019
People in Print

The view from Mexico: Daniel Sunderland of Canagraf

Daniel talks about mixing screen printing and digital techniques in garment decoration, and why people are his most important resource.

15/10/2019
People in Print

The view from Spain: Pablo Serrano Cobos of FESPA España

Pablo Serranos Cobos is set on supporting smaller printers to scale up and strengthen their hand with suppliers. Pablo is Secretary of FESPA España and Director of Kolokia International.

17/06/2019
Tomorrow's World

Showcase sustainability – and future-proof your business

Can greening practices improve your metrics?

13/03/2019

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