FEATURE: Keeping costs as low as possible is a keen focus for many printing firms. Phil Scholes, SME markets director at npower, sets out steps to reduce energy use.
OPINION: Regulation and consumer pressures are forcing companies to come clean, says Laurel Brunner.
OPINION: A new Fogra project to look at the energy efficiency of narrow- and wide-format digital printers. Laurel Brunner investigates.
OPINION: Laurel Brunner looks at how sustainability policies can add value as well as saving money for businesses, and how others are becoming involved.
OPINION: Laurel Brunner considers how digital technology has
become an eco-friendly tool in the pre-press industry.
OPINION: In her latest Verdigris blog, Laurel Brunner looks at the German newspaper publisher taking unusual steps to reduce its energy usage.
FEATURE: Sophie Matthews-Paul reports her impressions of HP's new Latex 3000 engine, launched today.
NEWS: Ricoh will participate in the United Nations World Environment Day by switching off the lights on all of its billboards across the globe on June 5th.
OPINION: Laurel Brunner looks at the companies implementing greener manufacturing initiatives in her latest Verdigris blog.
OPINION: Laurel Brunner looks at how gaining ISO 50001 certification could help Agfa save energy and money.
OPINION: Laurel Brunner looks at Sony Japan's new bio battery, which will run on waste paper, and how it promotes print's sustainability.
OPINION: Laurel Brunner's Verdigris Project has seen plenty of change in print's environmental awareness over its five years, but there is still a lot to be done.
NEWS: Arctic Paper has acquired 50 percent of water energy company Kalltorp Kraft and will increase the output of its existing hydro-power plant at the Munkedals mill.
FEATURE: Lighting is used the world over to grab eyes and strengthen signage. Nick Smith looks at illumination.
FEATURE: Part two of the second volume of Verdigris's report on environmental myths.
NEWS: Leeds signage consultant Signlex has installed new signs for ten revamped Little Chef roadside restaurants, as part of the chain's £30m renovation programme.
NEWS: Ricoh UK has revealed a new billboard, located next to the M4 in London, which it says is the first 'eco-board' in Europe.
NEWS: Technology company Ricoh will switch off the majority of its signage around the world tonight (June 3rd) in support of United Nations World Environment Day and as part of its Ricoh Global Eco Action event.
NEWS: Scandinavian retail chain ICA has further bolstered its environmentally friendly credentials by installing an energy-efficient digital out-of-home (DOOH) system from ZetaDisplay in its ICA Kvantum Sannegården store, located in Gothenburg, Sweden.
NEWS: Sign-makers and display producers are amongst the SMEs reminded by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) that there are financial incentives on offer from the British government for going green.
NEWS: Energy ETC, a US-based company specialising in integration system and open protocol automation, has launched a new controlled network service for digital signage systems.
NEWS: Mitsubishi Electric has increased the size of its public display LCD screens, aimed at digital signage and point-of-information applications, to 65".
NEWS: Axiomtek's latest digital signage platform release features power-saving detection devices including a built-in sensor to survey sunlight in order to adjust LCD colour or backlight automatically, it has announced.