ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS & PRINT ADVOCACY
PPI Association understands that environmental issues are important to the region yet can create challenges in production of print materials if you don't have the right resources. We are here to support those and keep you up to date on how and why it's important to practice sustainability inside your offices, facilities and promote this to your customer base. Efficiency leads to money savings for you and your clients. This returns into stronger referrals and potential sales and growth in the future.
How we can help
GROUP FSC Certification - PPI can offer member firms selling under $5 million in wood product sales (print on paper) group certification. This is an opportunity to be a participant in the Chain of Custody program, use the logo, have our consultants available for support at no additional cost, and save on individual company certification rates. Click to see more about the program, eligibility and to fill out an application. Contact PPI (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
DISCOUNTED FSC Certification - Available for companies with over $5 million in sales are available too! Reach out to PPI (email@example.com) for more information.
Sustainable Green Print (SGP) Partnership Certification - As a member of PPI Association you receive member pricing, education, documentation and more to help you achieve the TRUE sustainability certification that covers every aspect of your business. In partnership with FTA and SGIA, Printing Industries of America supports the SGP process. See who's certified, who's in the process, and how to get involved. www.sgppartnership.org
PNEAC is your direct conduit to experts and reliable information on environmental issues related to the printing, publishing and packaging industry. Here you will find information on:
- Compliance - National and State-specific
- Pollution Prevention Opportunities
- Training Resources - Print Processes, Videotapes, & Manuals
- Answers to Common Questions (Listservs & Archives) - PrinTech and PrintReg
- People and Programs (Contacts) - National and State-specific
- Initiatives - PrintSTEP, National Environmental Performance Track, Design for the Environment, Great Printers Project, P2PRINT, etc.
If you have additional questions or do not find what you are searching for, PNEAC's technical experts will be glad to assist you. Assistance is confidential and free of charge. Printing Industries of America Resources available to all members:
Check this link often for updated information and support.
By connecting the dots between print and the private landowners who own almost 60 percent of U.S. woodlands, “Print Grows Trees” challenges the widely held belief that by using less paper, trees will be saved.
There are many misconceptions about the environmental impact of print on paper. Printers and their suppliers use trees as the starting point of their products, many people think that by forgoing printing, they are saving trees and making the right choice for the environment.
PPI Members have access to utilize these logos, utilize the facts and spread the truth about print. Email PPI (firstname.lastname@example.org) to request logos.
Tools and resources courtesy of Printing Industries of America to help printers promote print and provide information to print buyers from a variety of sources. Includes member’s only access to the “Fine Print” PR Toolkit.
For the promotion of print media through education, awareness and research. PPI is an affiliate partner of this effort. PPI is an associate member supporting these ongoing efforts.