The Print Industry: How is it Remaining Sustainable?

In 2019 and beyond, printing faces a new test… how to exist as a sustainable industry. The printing industry has connotations of being particularly damaging to the environment, due to deforestation and the various oils which contribute to the creation of ink. The industry as whole however is making a concerted effort into becoming more economically sustainable. In our guide below we take a look at what is meant by ‘green paper’ or ‘eco-ink’ and evaluate the companies which are implementing them into their practices, in a bid to become more environmentally responsible. Deforestation Forests cover approximately 30% of the world’s land area, however the rate at which they are being cut down is a serious cause for concern — 502,000 square miles getting the chop between 1990 and 2016.…