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We are at a tipping point in consumer awareness of climate change, social and environmental responsibility and plastic pollution – and packaging is in focus.
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.
Keynote speakers identified the biggest print trends to come in 2020 and explain how new partnerships prosper at the summit.
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.
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.
Fibre for Good are based in Australia and supply Organic, environmentally friendly clothing for Children.
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.
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
Are you doing enough to reduce your impact on energy, inequality and waste?
Avoid the disaster of being fined for pollution by your local water authority by keeping your effluent within agreed limits.
Daniel talks about mixing screen printing and digital techniques in garment decoration, and why people are his most important resource.
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.
Can greening practices improve your metrics?
Faster turnaround and sustainability are top of clients’ shopping lists, say FESPA members.
Environmentally friendly measures are key to PSPs’ plans, according to the latest FESPA Print Census.
What the increasing demand for low-impact textiles means for manufacturers.
Build sustainable waste disposal into your workflow and boost your green credentials in the process.
Laurel Brunner discusses two Dutch schemes that are encouraging sustainability – and how the digital printing industry can benefit from such schemes.
Print businesses globally can learn a lot from the Australian approach to sustainability monitoring, says Laurel Brunner.
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