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.…

Building a Sustainable Business In 2014

Businesses around the world are beginning to clearly recognize the fact that in order to survive in the future; it is important to make use of emerging green technologies. There are many reasons the preceding reason is true. Some reasons are relative to global climate change, other reasons involve health of the community at the local level and the prosperity of future generations. Modern business can no longer ignore the fact that green technology is necessary in order to function, successfully, in today’s global market. Some of the green methods and technologies available to business include: a green infrastructure; geothermal energy, hybrid electric vehicle systems, solar energy, hydro-power and wind energy.…