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A Field Guide: Eco-Friendly, Efficient and Effective Print, 2nd Edition
Abstract: Monadnock Paper Mills has released the second edition of a how-to guide for creating more sustainable print materials. A Field Guide: Eco-Friendly, Efficient and Effective Print points out alternatives for design decisions that support sustainability. New information in the second edition includes a full chapter dedicated to packaging, an expanded section on energy and emissions, and an overview of the various environmental programs, logos, and terminology that many paper mills use in their product literature today. Sections of the guide include: Paper; Production; Inks; Printing; Finishing; Packaging; Checklist; Reference; and A Commitment Today. The guide is available for download at the URL listed here (PDF Format; Length: 20 pages). The guide may also be ordered at www.mpm.com/info.
Source: Monadnock Paper Mills
A Worksheet to Help You Choose a Better Blanket Wash
Abstract: Alternative blanket wash solution comparison tool
Source: EPA DfE
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
Cleaner Technologies Substitutes Assessment [PDF]
Abstract: Blanket wash chemistry alternative evaluation
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Design for the Environment Project
CTSA Summary Booklet: Solutions for Lithographic Printers: An Evaluation of Substitute Blanket Washes [PDF]
Source: EPA DfE
Elimination of Toxic Chemicals from Blanket Wash by a Lithographic Printer
Abstract: Case Study about a lithographic printer that eliminated TRI listed materials from the blanket wash.
Source: Graphic Arts Network
McNaughton & Gunn, Inc., Saline, MI : Book Printer Reduces Waste at the Source [PDF]
Abstract: Source reduction study with elimination of hazardous and solid wastes
Source: Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
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Abstract: Tips to reduce damaged printing plates, developed film, and outdated materials.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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Hub Last Updated: 7/28/2009