Think Green, Go Green with Color Trade Print

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The printing industry, like many other industries, is starting to pick up steam in going “Green”. From recycling paper to using soy ink, smart printing companies are starting to realize the benefits of going “Green”.

Here are our top 10 Green Printing Practices:

1.Computerize pre-press operations-    

  •  Eliminates photo chemicals
  • Saves water and energy                                                                                                                    

2.Establish a solvent recycling program

  • Saves material
  • Reduces air pollution

 3.Use alcohol-free printing

  • Improves air quality
  • Improves worker health and safety
  • Reduces chemical use

4.Print on “treeless” and recycled content papers

  • Saves tree, energy, and water
  • Encourages new agricultural development
  • Keeps paper out of the landfill

5.Educate customers on “green printing”

  • Printers produce a “greener” product
  • Helps in pollution prevention, compliance, resource conservation

6.Use low VOC inks

  • Reduces air pollution
  • Improves employee safety

7.Sequence print jobs by ink color

  • Saves ink changes, labor, ink waste

8.Establish inventory control

  • Reduces waste to landfill, saves money

9.Communicate without paper

  • Cuts cost and use of paper and solid waste
  • Saves time, postage, and/or fax costs

10.Use energy efficient equipment

  • Saves energy and money

By using recycled post consumer waste paper you are directly saving trees.

Color Trade Print makes every effort to protect our environment around us. We encourage you to follow these 10 Green Printing practices and protect our natural resources as well. These practices are beneficial for the environment and beneficial for your company.

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