Deinking Advances

The weekly Verdigris blog by Laurel Brunner At the latest ISO TC130 standards meeting, Working Group 11 (WG11) took a big step forward. WG11 is responsible for standards relating to the environmental impact of graphics technology and has been working on the development of a deinking standard. This is intended to encourage more people to … Read more

Prince Charles and Abating Climate Change

The weekly Verdigris blog by Laurel Brunner When you ask people if they think it’s important to tackle climate change, most agree that it is. If you then ask them who should be responsible for fixing our environmental mess, you can expect a general railing against big business in league with evil politicians who care … Read more

Boxing Clever

The weekly Verdigris blog by Laurel Brunner We recently had the privilege to speak at the Hong Kong Printers’ Federation Summit on the benefits of standards. One of the discussion points was the need for more environmental innovation within printing companies. A member of the audience gave us a great example of just the sorts … Read more

Danish Sanity Redux

The weekly Verdigris blog by Laurel Brunner Happy New Year and Hooray because the Danish politicians who want to tax printed advertising are rethinking their position! In late December the Danish government’s press office notified us that the intended tax on printed ads is being reconsidered. The Danish parliament was due to vote this month … Read more