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Sustainable Green Printing Community Day Recap

Posted Wednesday, December 20, 2017 by Sustainable Green Printing Partnership.

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The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership held its SGP Community Day on Nov. 14, 2017 in Portland, OR. Attendees came for the networking opportunities and learning more about sustainable printing.

The event brought together leading print professionals, brands and sustainability champions for conversations on growing strategic programs and partnerships. The conference included presentations and lively discussions on procurement, circular economy and sustainability practices from leading companies. Jeremy Carroll, Co-Founder of Latitude, a brand and experience design firm, inspired the group with the story of his organization and its impact on their customers, supply chain and the world.

Other speakers included:

Pam Johnson, State Procurement Analyst for the State of Oregon, discussed green procurement on the state and federal level and provided insights on creating a dialogue with procurement officials.

Nicole Bassett, Co-Founder of The Renewal Workshop, presented the story of her company and how the textile industry can become circular.

Kim Holmes, VP of The Plastics Industry, discussed the “second life” of plastics and a new initiative which will focus on identifying the technical and economic feasibility of recovering plastics from different industry sectors.

Roundtable discussions gave the opportunity to have face-to-face discussions on alternative substrates, understanding SGP certification, how to become SGP certified, using SGP as a sustainability platform, going beyond recycling, tips for capitalizing on SGP status, sustainable procurement and continuous improvement projects.

That evening, SGP hosted the “Partnership for Sustainable Print” dinner featuring inspiring conversations on all things sustainable with nearly 100 leading brands, sustainable print providers and SGP Community members.

Save the date for next year’s community day: November 14, 2018!