Further Reference

Verdigris is about sharing information. We are doing our best to put together a definite archive of interesting and relevant material for technology providers, printing companies, service companies and print buyers.

This section is regularly updated with new reference material plus links to websites from around the world that our community might find interesting or useful. As far as we know Verdigris is the only website to pull together comprehensive international references, so we hope you find it helpful. Please feel free to let us know about sites you think we should include.



Green Print - a voluntary community to reduce the environmental impact of printing. To Print is to leave a trace or imprint on a surface ... not on the environment!



The Swedish Chemicals Agency (KemI) - the driving force in efforts to attain a non-toxic environment. A supervisory authority under the Ministry of the Environment. Works in Sweden and in the EU to promote legislation and rules that contributes to achieving the environmental quality objective of ´A non-toxic environment´.

Kodak issues a call to action to the industry with sustainability white paper

Paper authored by Laurel Brunner, Managing Director of Digital Dots Limited

EYSINS, SWITZERLAND, May 7 – Kodak has issued a white paper, entitled Process Efficiency for Improved Sustainability, specifically targeted at print companies looking to use technological innovation to implement significant environmental and financial efficiencies within their print offerings and capabilities. The release of the white paper was marked with a presentation by Laurel Brunner, the author of the paper, at Kodak’s state-of-the-art plate manufacturing plant in Osterode, Germany.

New Scientist


New Scientist magazine was launched in 1956 "for all those men and women who are interested in scientific discovery, and in its industrial, commercial and social consequences". The brand's mission is no different today - for its consumers, New Scientist reports, explores and interprets the results of human endeavour set in the context of society and culture.



The French site of the PEFC which promotes an internationally credible framework for forest certification schemes and initiatives in European countries.



Svanen (the Swan) is the Nordic region's official eco-label. We review the environmental impact of goods and services throughout their entire lifecycles, from origination to disposal. We evaluate environmental claims against strict criteria, but also consider functionality and quality.

The Trillion Tonne Communiqué

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