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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
Blog

The European Union’s Green Deal

In December 2019, the European Union (EU) announced that it is investing €100 billion to become the world’s first climate-neutral continent by 2050. By climate-neutral the EU means that emissions will be balanced with the removal of warming gases from the atmosphere.

05/02/2020
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
Features

Antalis unveils universal carbon offsetting initiative

Antalis UK has set out details of a new initiative whereby all material purchased from across its ranges of papers, packaging and visual communications can be carbon offset.

17/01/2020
Blog

HP Indigo inks are compostable

HP Indigo has long been criticised for the tenacity of its inks when it comes to deinking printed matter for recycling. It’s a controversial discussion guaranteed to raise passions, but there are alternatives to deinking digital prints for recycling. One alternative that is gaining attention is composting.

16/01/2020
Podcasts

Carl Ludwig of Fibre For Good on sustainable organic cotton

Fibre for Good are based in Australia and supply Organic, environmentally friendly clothing for Children.

13/01/2020
Blog

Processless plate setting continues to advance

Laurel Brunner discusses the importance of processless plates in reducing processing steps from print production lines and increasing environmental sustainability. The main developers of processless plates are Agfa, Kodak and Fujifilm.

06/01/2020
Blog

Ink recipes keep evolving

Ink contributes only a miniscule amount to the overall carbon footprint of printed matter. But its use, development, manufacture and removal in readiness for substrate recycling can have a substantial impact

27/12/2019
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
Tomorrow's World

Great expectations: tougher demands from print customers

Faster turnaround and sustainability are top of clients’ shopping lists, say FESPA members.

12/03/2019
Tomorrow's World

Green shoots of investment

Environmentally friendly measures are key to PSPs’ plans, according to the latest FESPA Print Census.

12/01/2019
How to Guides

How to produce eco-friendly fashion

What the increasing demand for low-impact textiles means for manufacturers.

10/10/2018
How to Guides

How to dispose of waste cleanly

Build sustainable waste disposal into your workflow and boost your green credentials in the process.

12/09/2018
Business Advice

Tax benefits from digital printing investments

Laurel Brunner discusses two Dutch schemes that are encouraging sustainability – and how the digital printing industry can benefit from such schemes.

14/05/2018
Business Advice

Sustainability monitoring for print businesses

Print businesses globally can learn a lot from the Australian approach to sustainability monitoring, says Laurel Brunner.

09/05/2018

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