Green the New Gold

The weekly Verdigris blog by Laurel Brunner Fespa opens its doors this week and includes an impressive array of environmental content. For instance, Caldera will be showing an inRIP carbon footprint calculator and there will be a glut of new environmentally friendly, UV curing digital presses on show. Fespa has attracted audiences from all over … Read more

The Economics of Green

The weekly Verdigris blog by Laurel Brunner Ideals are all well and good but at the end of the day businesses exist to make the money that keeps economies afloat. Carbon calculating and offsetting exist in order to enhance the business. As someone at Mondi’s Green Event said earlier this spring, “green is about being … Read more

Going Green in Guandong

The weekly Verdigris blog by Laurel Brunner Shenzhen Polytechnic based in Guandong province in southern China was founded in 1993 and now caters for over 24,000 students. It has multiple colleges and over one thousand courses covering a range of vocational and academic subjects. The School of Media and Communications has 55 professors and a … Read more

Newspaper Plant Efficiency

The weekly Verdigris blog by Laurel Brunner Newspapers tell us they have had a rough ride over the last few years, and yet they still manage to turn a tidy profit. So it is good to hear examples of newspaper publishers greening up their acts, even if they are still pretty isolated events. Josef Schließ … Read more