InnerWorkings Receives FSC Certification
May 19, 2009

Chicago-based InnerWorkings, a leading global provider of managed print and promotional solutions for corporate clients, has earned Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Chain-of-Custody (COC) certification from the Rainforest Alliance's SmartWood program.

Wise Maine Becomes FSC-Certified
May 5, 2009

Headquartered in Alpharetta, Ga., Wise’s Portland, Maine facility has earned FSC COC certification for its business forms, commercial printing and document services groups.

Greenlight on Change
May 1, 2009

Making a business more eco-friendly has little to do with the company’s size or its pocketbook.

Verso Paper Releases Sustainability Report
May 1, 2009

Memphis, Tennessee-based Verso Paper Corp. recently announced its release of “A Climate of Change - Sustainability Report 2008.” The report details Verso’s progress to its commitment to respect a sustainable balance among environmental, social and economic needs.

Independent Printing Now Uses Eco-friendly Ink
March 24, 2009

Independent Printing has upgraded to a more environmentally-friendly ink formulation at its De Pere, Wisc.-based commercial printing and folder manufacturing facility.

GPO Seeks Sustainable Paper Products Feedback
March 24, 2009

The U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) wants to know what you think. The GPO recently released a request for information (RFI) seeking opinions from paper manufacturers and distributors about the most sustainable paper products available for it and other federal agencies to review.

Arthur Blank & Co. Continues Green Quest
March 1, 2009

Boston-based Arthur Blank & Co. introduced the AB Recycled FinancialCard into its GreenLine suite of environmentally oriented products. The AB Recycled FinancialCard is made from 100 percent pre-consumer recycled plastic core—88 percent recycled with an overlaminate—and is specifically designed for financial institutions for use in credit and debit card applications.

Spinning Green into Gold
March 1, 2009

Kermit the Frog said it best. “It’s not easy being green.” Printers probably commiserate with everyone’s favorite amphibian when the topic turns to adopting green business practices. However, some experts don’t believe it has to be a difficult task. In other words, printers don’t have to kiss a frog in the process.

An Industry-Wide Headache
February 1, 2009

Everyone, it seems, loves inkjet technology. It’s efficient, easy on the budget and there’s certainly no denying the benefits of inkjet when it comes to personalization. Bottom line: inkjet-enabled solutions offer one of the rare growth sectors for an industry grappling with decline in many traditional products. So, the realization that inkjet-printed paper isn’t the most recycling-friendly is cause for some concern.