ISO 21632 for calculating the energy usage of digital printing devices

The weekly Verdigris blog by Laurel Brunner It’s got a long and clumsy title, but what ISO 21632 (Graphic technology — Determination of the energy consumption of digital printing devices including transitional and related modes) can do for the graphics industry has nothing to do with clumsiness. Far from it. This document will help make … Read more

Invest in the right printing plate

The weekly Verdigris blog by Laurel Brunner It’s amazing how long it took for computer-to-plate (CtP) technology to become widespread. CtP in prepress has made a huge contribution to improving print’s environmental impact. Going direct to plate and bypassing the film imaging and contacting stages removes processes in printing plate production. CtP had been around … Read more

Sustainability messaging part 4

The weekly Verdigris blog by Laurel Brunner We’ve not forgotten about our effort to provide a ten point plan for companies and associations who want to be proactive with their sustainability messaging. In the previous blogs we have suggested improving waste management throughout the supply chain. This is a key contributor to reducing environmental impact, … Read more

Unilever and Veolia cooperate to improve recycling infrastructures

The weekly Verdigris blog by Laurel Brunner After so many years of environmental dithering, things are starting to move and change is coming. Unilever, one of the world’s largest corporations has signed an important deal with Veolia. This company provides services to local governments specifically in water, waste, transport and energy management. Unilever, a huge … Read more