The Reason ‘Going Paperless’ May Not Be the Greenest Option

By Samantha St. Pierre When people find out that I advise companies on responsible sourcing of forest products, most immediately light up with excitement to share how their workplace is “green.”  Usually without fail, what makes these workplaces “green” are initiatives to going paperless. And we’ve all received emails that include a line at the…Continue reading The Reason ‘Going Paperless’ May Not Be the Greenest Option

With China No Longer a Recycled Paper Market, Municipalities Adjust

HAZELWOOD, Mo. — From aluminum cans to plastic and paper, mountains of material get crunched into bales after winding through a $9 million maze of sorting equipment at Republic Services’ recycling facility in Hazelwood — one of two major processing centers for the St. Louis region’s recyclables. Paper makes up around a third of the…Continue reading With China No Longer a Recycled Paper Market, Municipalities Adjust

Printers Row Losing Its Last Printer

CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago was once the publishing capital of the world for books, magazines, and catalogs. From the late 19th century through much of the 20th century, most of the work was done in one city neighborhood As CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports, Printers Row is losing the last link to its past. “There’s something special about being here…Continue reading Printers Row Losing Its Last Printer

The Dark Side of Screen Time

There’s a question that’s been asked since the early beginnings of digital communication over 30 years ago.  That question has been the focus of many debates, discussions, articles and research papers, as well as arguments between billions of parents and their children all over the world. It’s preoccupied governments, academics, companies, organisations and brands, and…Continue reading The Dark Side of Screen Time

Basic Guide to Digital Printing

More and more entrepreneurs are jumping in, so here is a guide to digital printing. Some are startups looking for a new business opportunity, but most are experienced sign professionals upgrading from vinyl graphics. Either way, there are important factors, and potential pitfalls that must be considered. Taking the plunge without thoughtful planning can complicate…Continue reading Basic Guide to Digital Printing