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Monthly Archives: July 2009

Transcontinental Printing

Transcontinental Inc. has received triple chain of custody certification in all 45 of its facilities in Canada and the United States. This certification designates that the process by which paper is made promotes sustainable forest management standards. Transcontinental has been certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) and Programme for the […]

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Thomson-Shore

At Thomson-Shore, we’re continuously striving to do all that we can to help the planet. Since paper is a core part of our business, we are concerned about the future of the world’s endangered forests and committed to the responsible use of natural resources. While we can’t make a book without paper, we can ensure […]

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Quebecor World

Quebecor World Inc. aims to efficiently use resources and apply pollution prevention measures in the management of all the operations of its printing and related facilities, in an effort to maintain a healthy environment for present and future generations. This policy outlines the Company’s principal commitments and the ways in which it intends to continually […]

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New Leaf Paper

New Leaf Paper is a pioneer and innovator in paper merchandising, demonstrating to customers and the paper industry that using environmentally sound paper is an economical as well as responsible choice. The San Francisco-based company designs and distributes market-leading environmental papers that contribute to a sustainable paper industry. Helping transform the paper industry from being […]

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Malloy Incorporated

Malloy is pleased to announce that it has received dual Chain of Custody (CoC) certification with the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI). Over the past year, many members of the book industry supply chain have obtained CoC certification with either FSC or SFI (more often with FSC), though most have […]

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Edwards Brothers

As a responsible manufacturer, Edwards Brothers is committed to environmental stewardship, balancing cost-effective manufacturing processes with keen sensitivity to preserving precious natural resources. This core commitment to sustainability began more than 50 years ago. As an environmentally and socially responsible corporate partner, EB continues to implement innovative and balanced manufacturing solutions, including CTP technology, and […]

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Pearson Education

Every person and every company has an important role to play to help reduce our impact on the environment. As a company, Pearson has made a commitment to become a climate neutral company by the end of 2009 and over the past year we have been looking at our businesses to find ways we can […]

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New World Library

New World Library signed the Green Press Initiative in 2004. We made paper decisions on a case-by-case basis based on: Cost, Book’s subject matter, Print run, and Paper availability. By 2006 we were printing 30% of our new titles on PCW stock. We worked closely with our vendors, stating our commitment and needs. Vendors responded […]

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Chronicle Books

In 2003, a few Chronicle Books employees formed a committee to develop eco-friendly policies for the company and began with implementing the following office eco-friendly practices: Printing letters and reports on both sides of the paper and setting the default switch on photocopiers to double-sided. Using e-mail instead of paper memos and reducing the number […]

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Berrett-Koehler

Berrett-Koehler’s mission to help create a world that works for all compels us to be responsible stewards of the resources we use in making the products we sell. We care about the paper used in our books, where it comes from and how it is made. We work closely with our printers to buy paper […]

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