Canon Europe announced the European rollout of its inkjet cartridge-recycling program, which will be available in 15 European countries. The program asks customers to visit its website and complete a form, after which Canon will supply return envelops for customers to use to send back their genuine Canon inkjet cartridges. According to the company’s statement, “More than 97 percent of each cartridge is reused and recycled into other products with the remaining 3 percent being used to generate energy from waste.” Canon has already launched this program in 20 other countries, with “successful (results).”
Ricoh Americas Corporation detailed its participation in the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) program, the definitive global registry for greener electronics.
Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc. announced a nearly 60 percent year-over-year increase in recycled imaging consumables as part of the company’s “Zero Waste to Landfill” program. In partnership with Close the Loop, an internationally recognized recycler of imaging consumables, Toshiba demonstrates its environmental leadership by recycling about 100 tons of e-waste in 2012.
Canon U.S.A., Inc. announced that it is among the first manufacturers with qualifying products in the new imaging equipment category of EPEAT, the global registry for greener electronics.
Epson Telford, responsible for manufacturing ink cartridges and other products for the European market, has operated a proactive, high-quality waste recycling operation from its site in Shropshire, U.K., and became the first company in the United Kingdom to be awarded the prestigious Zero Waste to Landfill Award.
Sustainable Green Printing (SGP) Partnership announced that the Washington, DC location of the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) has attained SGP Certification.
Today, Clover Technologies Group, a provider of vertically integrated, closed-loop environmental solutions, announced the completion of a state-of-the art, 15,000 square-foot technology center at its Ottawa, Illinois facility.
Recognizing the benefits of the Susatinable Green Printing Partnership (SGP), a non-profit organization providing sustainability certification in the graphic communications industry, Fujifilm North America Corporation is now a Gold Patron supporter of SGP. Similar to the SGP Certified print facilities, Fujifilm has taken numerous steps toward operating sustainably. In fiscal year 2012, Fujifilm's facilities in North America reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by nearly 24 percent compared to the 2006 baseline.
Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP), a non-profit organization providing sustainability certification in the graphic communications industry, today announces the Gold Patron support of Neenah Paper. Additionally, Elizabeth Corbett, director of sales, new business development for Neenah Paper, is joining SGP's board of directors.
Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP), a non-profit organization providing sustainability certification in the graphic communications industry, announced that the Division of Printing and Reproduction for the City of Cleveland is now SGP Certified. By meeting SGP’s stringent certification criteria – ensuring health and safety compliance, minimizing waste and implementing best practices for product, process and facility – the City’s in-plant facility is in alignment with the guiding principles of Mayor Frank G. Jackson's sustainability initiative, Sustainable Cleveland 2019 (SC 2019).
ACM Technologies, Inc. announced that with the help of its loyal customers, the company planted more than 900 trees through the Arbor Day Foundation.
AERC.com, Inc. (AERC Recycling Solutions) has been included in the 19th annual list of the “100 Largest Solid Waste Firms,” which is included in the June issue of WasteAge Magazine. This year, AERC is ranked at 60, up from 62 the previous year.
Office Solutions (EOS) has implemented a quality management system compliant with ISO 9001 and achieved certification to R2:2008 (Responsible Recycling Practices – the industry's highest standard for environmental responsibility), ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 standards after a rigorous audit by Orion Registrar, an independent third party.
e-Cycle, the world's first mobile buyback and recycling company to earn the stringent and independent e-Stewards certification, was presented with a Bronze Stevie Award as Company of the Year in the category of Best Business Services presented by the 10th Annual American Business Awards(SM). Awards were announced at the ABA gala banquet in New York.
Clover Holdings, Inc., a provider of vertically integrated, closed loop environmental solutions has issued its third annual sustainability report. This third annual sustainability report is aligned with Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) sustainability reporting guidelines and encompasses Clover’s global operations.
Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP), a non-profit organization providing sustainability certification in the graphic communications industry, announced that two SGP Certified Printers have been selected as winners of WhatTheyThink's Fourth Annual Environmental Innovation Awards.
Last year Eco Service helped plant as many as 4 thousand trees in Polish forests. That was the outcome of the company's collaboration with Gaja Club, one of Poland's oldest environmental organizations. The global empty cartridge broker has been cooperating with the club since 2007.
On February 2, 2012, Environmental Office Solutions (EOS) announced that it has begun the R2 certification process and targeted May 2012 as the successful completion date. The Responsible Recycling Certification (R2) will provide Environmental Office Solutions a transparent verification system to ensure the most ecologically responsible means for managing the recycling of used print cartridges, cell phones and small electronic devices.
Fry’s Electronics is offering an inkjet cartridge refilling service, which will offer Fry's customers significant savings versus new cartridges without sacrificing quality.
Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP), a non-profit organization providing sustainability certification in the graphic communications industry, welcomes 3M Commercial Graphics as its newest Platinum Patron. Minnesota-based 3M is a technology and product leader in the large format graphic materials industry.