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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
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The Southern European Print Congress 2018 proves to be another successful event

Graeme Richardson-Locke discusses his experience at the Southern European Print Congress 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal from 18th -19th June 2018.

25/06/2018
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Expanding Print’s reach

Laurel Brunner discusses the importance of literacy and its effect on the print and online markets. Printers from around the world are joining literacy programmes and volunteering to produce reading materials for underprivileged children.

06/06/2018
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FSC, PEFC and ISO 38200

Laurel Brunner discusses the importance of CoC certifications and how the FSC and the PEFC have increased the awareness of proactive forest management

29/05/2018
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Cutting insurance costs through certification

Laurel Brunner discusses the three types of certification categories and how businesses can reduce insurance costs via certification

30/04/2018
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Sustainability auditing

Laurel Brunner discusses the benefits of conducting a sustainability audit for businesses and how this can affect their environmental strategy

09/04/2018
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FESPA UK Association – Textile Printing Now Conference

FESPA’s Head of Technical Support, Graeme Richardson-Locke shares his experience of FESPA UK Association’s Textile Printing Now.

26/03/2018
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Kodak’s Sonora Plate Green Leaf award winners paving the way

Laurel Bruner discusses how prizes such as Kodak’s Sonora Plate Green Leaf award is a fantastic way to raise awareness for sustainability.

26/03/2018
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Look past the environmental label

Laurel Brunner discusses one of the most important labelling schemes in the graphics industry, the Greenguard certification programme and how it is designed for healthy indoor environments.

21/03/2018
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FESPA – A printer’s view

FESPA's new Technical Support Manager, Graeme Richardson-Locke shares his views on FESPA and the industry.

20/03/2018
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Banning plastic for the benefit of the environment

Laurel Brunner discusses the necessity to ban plastic in order to save and preserve the environment and the measures countries are taking to do so.

12/03/2018
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Plastic versus paper packaging

Laurel Brunner discusses the argument between plastic versus paper packaging and their effect on our environment. Can a new alternative be the answer?

06/03/2018
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New Standard - ISO 20690 for easier cost of ownership calculations

ISO 20690 helps determine the energy usage for digital presses and simplifies the process of comparing the operating costs including their carbon footprint.

28/02/2018
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The price of eco printing

Sustainability consultant Laurel Brunner says that publishers have the power to determine how green the printing industry can be.

20/02/2018