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How to spot greenwashing

Laurel Brunner discusses the need to have a sliding scale for greenwashing regarding sustainability claims amongst companies.

14/10/2020
Features

The UN SDGs and resource use

Clare Taylor discusses the importance of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, in particular the need for businesses to ensure their consumption and production are all sustainable.

05/10/2020
Business Advice

FESPA introduces “Coffee Break” webinars

Graeme Richardson-Locke introduces FESPA Coffee Break, webinars that will feature industry experts who will share their knowledge, opinions and will answer questions on how speciality printers can get better, faster.

02/10/2020
Features

CottonBee, a print on demand success story driving sustainable production on demand

As the Textile Industry shifts further towards a sustainable future the growth of print on demand is accelerating at an unprecedented pace. Digital technologies have democratized the print space – enabling an explosion of entrepreneurial growth within the marketplace. In our most recent interview, Michał Laskowski

30/09/2020
Blog

FESPA introduces “Coffee Break” webinars

Graeme Richardson-Locke introduces FESPA Coffee Break, webinars that will feature industry experts who will share their knowledge, opinions and will answer questions on how speciality printers can get better, faster.

29/09/2020
Features

Realising the value of going green

With a rising amount of printers moving to a more environmentally friendly way of working, FESPA.com looks at some of the major benefits of going green and how these can help businesses improve.

23/09/2020
Tomorrow's World

Digital textile printing and sustainability

In the third part of our series on sustainability in different print sectors, we spoke to Micol Gamba at EFI Reggiani.

21/09/2020
Business Advice

The right certification for textile printers

How much do you know about the sustainable practices of your supply chain?

18/09/2020
Tomorrow's World

2D design and 3D visualisation in fashion printing

3D design can streamline systems, enhance sustainability and – in times such as the COVID crisis – even maintain the concept-to-shelf cycle during unexpected challenges.

18/09/2020
Business Advice

Certification and improving sustainability

UK printer Pureprint became carbon neutral as long ago as 2002 and continues to unearth new ways of improving its sustainability. Club FESPA Online spoke to Director Richard Owers and Stephen Robinson, Head of Compliance at the large format print division of the Group.

18/09/2020
Features

The importance of textiles in the reinvention of the print industry

Textiles have a huge part to play in the reinvention of the print industry. What we print onto is equally important to the technology that facilitates the decorative surface printed product.

10/09/2020
Podcasts

Sorona - a bio alternative to Spandex from Dupont and a window into the fibres of the future

The future of Textiles is set for reinvention. In this latest FESPA podcast we talk with Samit Chevli of Dupont.

09/09/2020
Blog

Diageo developing plastic free bottles

In partnership with Pilot Lite Ventures, Diageo, one of the world’s largest booze brand owners, is developing a plastic-free bottle. The two companies have set up Pulpex to develop and supply the new paper-based bottles to Diageo owned brands as well as other large corporates including Unilever and Pepsico

03/09/2020
Blog

Exclusive FESPA members platform, Club FESPA Online expands to 36 languages

Club FESPA Online offers over 100 thought-provoking articles that cover a wide range of topics for speciality printers to help improve business practice and increase awareness of industry trends; with new content being added every month.

19/08/2020
Features

Design and production for sustainable Interiors – Sanderson launch the National Trust Collection

Behind every printed metre of fabric there are numerous industry professionals, each of whom apply their skills to manufacture the beautiful textiles that dress our residential and contract interiors. The diversity of skills required within the textile production sector cannot be underestimated.

18/08/2020
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

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