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Unilever and Veolia partner to improve recycling infrastructures

Laurel Brunner discusses the partnership between Unilever and Veolia who are looking to monetise waste more efficiently to improve recycling processes for plastics recycling and recovery.

08/11/2018
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The 2018 print applications mix points to infinite possibilities

FESPA's Executive Director Sean Holt discusses the latest trends in the speciality print sector founded in the FESPA 2018 Print Census.

07/11/2018
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Growing drive for recycling commitments

Laurel Brunner discusses how world-famous food and beverage company Kraft Heinz is improving its sustainability commitments with the aim of having 100% recyclable packaging by 2025.

30/10/2018
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Plastics pollution being tackled

Laurel Brunner discusses how the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s new coalition is making great strides in plastic pollution management.

19/10/2018
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BILL 14 conference, Piešťany, Slovakia

Graeme Richardson-Locke describes his experience at the BILL 14 conference in Piešťany Slovakia. The FESPA supported event featured a variety of industry specific and technical presentations.

19/10/2018
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Technology developments and diversification opportunities spur on industry optimism

FESPA’s Executive Director, Sean Holt discusses the rise in optimism in the global speciality print community and the constant development in machinery, consumables and media.

17/10/2018
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Nano particles in inks

Laurel Brunner discusses the use of nano particles in inks in the print industry and how this may affect the environment and human health.

11/10/2018
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Deinking Plastics

Laurel Brunner discusses the issues that confronts the print industry regarding recycling plastic and how this can be improved.

04/10/2018
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Spreading the sustainability message: part 4

In the fourth part of a series of blogs, Laurel Brunner shares ideas for topics addressed in environmental policy statements.

19/09/2018
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Making textile printing more sustainable

Laurel Brunner discusses new sustainable technologies that can be applied to the textile printing sector.

12/09/2018
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Success for ESMA’s Printed Interior Decoration Conference

Graeme Richardson-Locke discusses his experience attending ESMA’s Printed Interior Decoration Conference on the 5th and 6th June which featured various insights from leading figures in the wide-format digital printing sector as well as both technical and creative presentations.

07/09/2018
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Spreading the sustainability message (part 3)

In part three of a series, Laurel Brunner discusses the importance of policy statements and effective waste management processes in increasing environmental awareness in the print industry.

03/09/2018
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FESPA team meet screen and digital printers in London

Graeme Richardson-Locke shares his experience visiting various London-based screen and digital printers with new FESPA staff to learn more about the print industry.

30/08/2018
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Spreading the sustainability message (part 2)

Laurel Brunner continues to discuss the importance of spreading the sustainability message in the print industry. Laurel gives examples of how industry associations can encourage sustainability awareness amongst members.

28/08/2018
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Spreading the sustainability message (part 1)

Laurel Brunner discusses the importance of spreading the sustainability message in the print industry. Members of the print industry can achieve this by meeting the three Rs: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle.

20/08/2018
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IKEA and plastic straws

Laurel Brunner discusses how big brands such as IKEA and Starbucks are being ambitious with their sustainability efforts including removing plastic straws.

03/08/2018
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A license to print

Laurel Brunner discusses how brands communicate their environmental responsibility and how it is beneficial for businesses and the planet.

27/07/2018
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Success for the first Panhellenic Congress of Graphic Arts

FESPA’s Technical Support Manager, Graeme Richardson-Locke and FESPA’s Associations Manager, Emma Tuddenham attended the first Panhellenic Congress of Graphic Arts in Ioannina Greece and share their experience.

24/07/2018
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The sustainability conversation

Laurel Brunner discusses the ins and outs of the conversation around environmental sustainability and its relevancy in the print industry

05/07/2018