Points of sustainability progress

The Verdigris blog by Laurel Brunner Since this blog started we have published over 500 articles talking about sustainability in the graphic arts. The goal is still to raise awareness of the industry’s environmental impact and to encourage all players in print media supply chains to take sustainability seriously. Only with the engagement of all … Read more

Innovating for sustainability

The Verdigris blog by Laurel Brunner Disposing of waste water effectively can be difficult for flexo printers. This print process produces much of the packaging used for Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCGs), so anything that can be done to improve waste handling has to be good news. Miraclon customer Nägele Digital Repro GmbH of Kempten, … Read more

Sustainability certifications on the rise

The Verdigris blog by Laurel Brunner It’s tempting to be cynical about certifications, and easy to dismiss them as cosmetic marketing. But given the intense competitiveness of today’s graphics business, certifications at least demonstrate that a company has undergone some sort of accountability process. This is true for environmentally aware print service providers such as … Read more