With environmental sustainability viewed as "very important" to 55% of in-plants' parent organizations, in-plants are doing a variety of things to make their print operations greener. Our new research reveals what measures they are taking to be sustainable, the role of FSC certification and how in-plants are spreading the message that print does not kill trees.
Print has gotten a bad rap over the years, with uninformed people insisting that it “kills trees” and clutters landfills. In fact, print is a far more sustainable process than many in the general public realize, as much of the paper used is made from recycled content and from trees planted by paper mills, and most ends up in a recycling bin.
Establishing the exact amount of the CO2 produced by sending an email includes many variables: the energy it takes to move the email across the Internet, process it, view it, store it, reread it and, after some time, delete it. One email may indeed produce an insignificant amount of CO2 but when all those tiny footprints are measured at a global scale, the footprint becomes astonishing in size.
In this webinar, you’ll hear from two print providers with great sustainability stories to tell.
An MIT spinoff company in India is proposing a novel solution to air pollution problems in Asia — turning vehicle exhaust into ink.
To manage forests wisely, we need to understand the situation of the world’s forests and ongoing trends.
A multi-country survey showed some positive results on how people perceive and use print and paper.
A new survey shows most Americans want to retain a choice for paper options rather than be forced into “digital-only” communications.