Carlsberg Reaching More of Those Parts

The weekly Verdigris blog by Laurel Brunner A year or so ago the Carlsberg Circular Community (CCC) announced a project to develop next generation packaging materials optimised for recycling and reuse. The CCC is Carlsberg plus a collection of its global suppliers and they have now announced that they are working on a biodegradable and … Read more

Has Asia Pulp & Paper Turned a Page?

The weekly Verdigris blog by Laurel Brunner Is it time to shake the hand of Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) and forgive its past sins? The Rainforest Alliance recently published an audit report confirming that APP is largely living up to the Forest Conservation Policy (FCP) it published in February 2013. At least as far … Read more

Processless Plates On the Up

The weekly Verdigris blog by Laurel Brunner 2014 was a watershed year for computer-to-plate (CtP) production: processless platesetting shifted up a gear, with all three major manufacturers making substantial headway in the market. Processless plates make economic and environmental sense, because you simply image the plate and mount it on press. Simple. There are no … Read more

SGP Spreading the Sustainability Word

The weekly Verdigris blog by Laurel Brunner It’s the little everyday things that add up to potentially negative environmental impacts. One of the world’s most fundamentally important activities is buying and selling goods, commodities and services. It keeps us all busy and of course drives economies. Printing and communications technologies are as vital for business … Read more