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Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
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Alcohol-Free Printing [PDF]
Abstract: Overview of offset printing dampening system and tips on how to switch from high VOC dampening solution
Source: Graphic Arts Technical Foundation
Alternatives to Petroleum and Solvent-Based Inks [PDF]
Abstract: Fact sheet offers alternative suggestions to petroleum based inks.
Source: Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Institute
Emission Reduction in Waterless Printing Operations
Abstract: A case study on the use of lower vapor pressure cleaning solvents
Reducing Heavy Metal Content in Offset Printing Inks [PDF]
Abstract: Ecoprint, a lithographiic print shop, created a commercial offset printing ink using pigments with no heavy metals.
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Small Business Waste Reduction Guide: Lithography, Flexography, Gravure, or Letterpress Printing Tip Sheet #1 [PDF]
Abstract: Tips to reduce damaged printing plates, developed film, and outdated materials. Part of SHWEC's Small Business Waste Reduction Guide.
Source: University of Wisconsin-Extension, Solid and Hazardous Waste Education Center and Small Business Development Center
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