Sustainability Issues

In-plant Receives $88,000 Sustainability Grant
January 12, 2018 at 2:21 pm

The University of Washington’s Mailing Services operation has received a sizable sustainability grant to upgrade its three-year-old bicycle delivery program with new electric-assist bikes, cargo boxes, trailers and riding gear.

Reading Preferences of U.S. Consumers
December 21, 2017 at 2:25 pm

The recent Toluna consumer survey, “Print and Paper in a Digital World,” commissioned by Two Sides, reveals interesting trends.

Advancing the Cause of Sustainability
December 11, 2017 at 4:57 pm

At a recent sustainability in higher education conference, I was certain that print and mail would be a hot topic. I was wrong.

How Green is Your In-plant?
November 6, 2017 at 10:48 am

The University of Washington is a very green school. Recognized as a national leader for its deep commitment to sustainability, UW supports numerous sustainability initiatives. Among them is the Campus Sustainability Fund (CSF), which finances student-led projects that lessen the university’s environmental impact. Recently, UW’s Mailing Services operation, part of Creative Communications, was the recipient […]

Two Sides Survey: Print and Paper Packs a Punch in a Digital World
October 4, 2017 at 10:54 am

Two Sides has released the results of an international survey that provides unique insight into how print and paper are viewed, preferred and trusted by consumers around the globe. The results indicate a strong preference for print when it comes to recreational reading e.g. books, magazines, news, etc. 72% of global respondents prefer printed books, compared to only 9% preferring ebooks.

Messiah College Offsets Printing With Planting
September 7, 2017 at 3:54 pm

Messiah College's College Press and Postal Services operation has put an emphasis on sustainability. Its PrintReleaf program allows organizations to certifiably reduce their environmental impact by automatically planting trees to offset their paper consumption.

Recycled Paper Reality
July 19, 2017 at 10:25 am

We've all heard this argument: Since paper is made from wood fiber, then using paper must be bad for trees. Research, however, shows otherwise. Using wood-based products like office paper actually helps keep American forests healthy.