Ink recipes keep evolving

The weekly Verdigris blog by Laurel Brunner 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. The use part is especially important since it can affect operators’ health and influence other aspects of … Read more

Printed newspapers inching closer to the exit

The weekly Verdigris blog by Laurel Brunner USA Today is one of that country’s few national newspapers. Others include the Wall Street Journal and the Christian Science Monitor, but unlike these titles USA Today may be phasing out its printed versions. There are only around 730,000 copies printed for a nation of over 350 million … Read more

Shifting conversations

The weekly Verdigris blog by Laurel Brunner We have always been strong supporters of the printing industry and its sustainability. We have encouraged the use of print as a sustainable communications medium because it is mostly based on a renewable resource, paper. It is still highly sustainable as a medium, however it is increasingly clear … Read more