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Nano Particles in Inks

The weekly Verdigris blog by Laurel Brunner Amazing innovations are going on with inks as the graphics industry works to maintain its competiveness and improve environmental impacts. Nano inks are used for printed electronics, sensors and ceramics printing. For a few years now they have been used for commercial and packaging printing, on the basis that they can enhance colour ...

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Modern Offset Presses Need Special Consideration

It seems so simple, you invest in new technology that’s got a lower carbon footprint and you’re making a more sustainable choice. And achieving a lower carbon footprint is a lot to do with why companies invest in upgraded digital presses, new computer-to-plate systems and even processless plates, such as Kodak’s Sonora. But what are the knock-on environmental effects of ...

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IKEA and Plastic Straws

When big brands start taking action, you know its serious. IKEA and Starbucks recently announced their intentions to do away with plastic straws and this could mark the start of some altogether bolder initiatives. Both companies want to be seen to be doing something about the plastics pollution problem. Starbucks’ goal is to replace one billion plastic straws with compostable ...

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Raising Sustainability Awareness

Following a recent argument with a bunch of tenants in a block of flats in Brighton UK, the local municipality removed all recycling facilities except for glass. A building of 40 flats and around 150 people now throw all their cans, paper, board and recyclable plastics into the trash. It ends up either incinerated or in landfill. The tenants are ...

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Yeni Standart – ISO 20690 ile Daha Kolay Maliyet Hesaplama

ISO 20690, dijital baskıda kullanılan enerji miktarını belirlemeyi ve karbon ayakizi dahil işletme maliyetlerini karşılaştırma sürecini basite indirgemeyi hedeflemektedir. Laurel Brunner Kaynak: fespa.com Günümüzde alıcılar, yatırım kararlarını aylık hizmet bedeli, sermaye, finansal maliyet, sarf malzemesi maliyeti, destek ve alan gibi sayısız kritere göre alırlar. Hatta üretime dahil olabilecek en küçük malzemenin bile enerji maliyetini hesaba katmaya çalışırlar. Son zamanlarda ISO, ...

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Plastik Ambalaj, Kâğıt Ambalaja Karşı

Kaynak: fespa.com Laurel Brunner Günümüzde plastik ambalajların çevremize olan olumsuz etkileri üzerinde birçok tartışma olduğunu biliyoruz. Bir tarafta okyanuslarımıza, denizlerimize karışmış 8 milyon ton plastik, diğer yandan plastik ambalajların besinleri taze ve temiz tutabilme özelliğinin yadsınamaz gerçeği. Aynı zamanda uzun raf ömrüyle birlikte, plastiğin ürünleri raflarda sergilemek için kullanımından tutun da taşıdığımız poşetlere kadar üretimin birçok aşamasında plastik akıllardaki yerini ...

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New Standard Supporting the Environmental Impact of Print

The weekly Verdigris blog by Laurel Brunner How do you make an environmental impact declaration for print? And why would you want to? These are questions most printers would prefer not to answer, but the second question is easier than the first: customers. Over the last few years big brands have become increasingly environmentally aware. This occasionally is because the ...

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Sustainable Business Models

The weekly Verdigris blog by Laurel Brunner Bankers are not generally thought of as committed tree huggers, but where money is concerned anything is possible. So it is with JPMorgan Chase, a multinational banking monster that is the biggest bank in the USA and the sixth biggest worldwide. It has assets of some US$2.5 trillion including many in property and ...

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Not So Fantastic Plastic

The weekly Verdigris blog by Laurel Brunner Part of Coca-cola’s recent announcement to be more environmentally friendly includes a campaign “to encourage people to recycle and dissuade littering”, said Nick Brown, head of sustainability at Coca-Cola European Partners. The company produces over 100 billion plastic bottles per year and is making a massive contribution to the plastic littering plaguing the ...

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Calculating Cost per Printed Page

It’s the thing that appears to matter most for companies considering an investment into digital printing, be they printers or print buyers. It’s the primary reason why offset continues to command such a healthy lead over digital printing. But calculating the cost per printed page is also the thing that is least understood and most fraught with ambiguity. If we ...

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