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ImageWelcome to Verdigris. This site provides information about environmental initiatives for the international printing community. It has a range of articles and reference links for printers, publishers, technology providers and anyone else who’s interested.

Articles cover all sorts of topics from explaining the basics of carbon footprinting for printers, to describing how individual printing companies are doing their bit to minimise their impact on the envrionment. This is an educational site that includes reference material and links to industry associations and environmental organisations around the world.

Successful PrintCity Munich Workshop - Carbon Footprint & Energy Efficiency

Gröbenzell, Germany, March 3, 2010 – The PrintCity Alliance completed a successful first Graphic Industry Supply Chain Workshop on the subject Carbon Footprint & Energy Efficiency during February 2010 in Munich.

Classic Printers stays clean and green with Fujifilm Brillia HD PRO-V plates

One of the largest commercial printers in Peterborough, Classic Printers has spent the last year ensuring that its offering gives customers one of the 'greenest' experiences possible, with its most recent investment being low chemistry Brillia HD PRO-V plates from Fujifilm.

PRESSTEK SUPPORTING THE VERDIGRIS PROJECT

20 January 2010 - Presstek, providers of high-quality, fully-integrated digital offset printing solutions and services, has joined the Verdigris Project as an associate member. Verdigris is the printing industry's only international not-for-profit environmental research initiative.

TWO SIDES CONTINUES TO GROW AND WELCOMES NEW MEMBERS

17th December, London, UK - Two Sides, the UK initiative to promote the responsible production of print and paper, today reports the continued growth of its membership and welcomes twelve new members to its campaign. Aimed at promoting awareness of the sustainability of print and paper as a 'Renewable, Recyclable and Powerful' medium, Two Sides was launched in September 2009 and involves almost 100 companies and associations spanning the Graphic Communications Supply Chain.

VERDIGRIS ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS SURVEY WILL PROVIDE REAL LIFE DATA FOR REAL LIFE BUSINESS STRATEGIES

14 December 2009 - Verdigris, the not-for-profit print environmental research initiative, is inviting print companies around the world to participate in the Verdigris Environmental Awareness survey. The aim of the survey is to better understand and evaluate the strategic motivators and environmental intentions of print companies worldwide. The survey will be repeated annually to track environmental awareness and adoption trends.

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