Sustainability

The Label Printers Wins Environmental Awards – TLMI’s Environmental Leadership Award, and the State of Illinois’ Governor’s Sustainability Award

The Label Printers has won two prestigious awards for their efforts in making the company’s operations more environmentally sound and sustainable.  The company has won TLMI’s (Tag and Label Manufacturers Institute) Environmental Leadership Award for the second time in a row (the first time a company has done so), and the State of Illinois’ Governor’s Sustainability Award - also for the second time in a row. Bill Kane, Chief Executive of The Label Printers discussed the importance of the company’s [...]

Adventures in Recycling

We are all familiar with the concepts of reduce, reuse and recycle. And we all know that the order is not coincidental: it is most important to first reduce your inputs, then reuse what you can and recycle as much as possible of what is left. It seems simple. But, as anyone who has been involved in recycling can tell you, it isn’t. With a few years of our sustainability journey under our belt, this [...]

Greenwashing: Sustainability’s Dirty Little Secret

Excerpts from:  Greenwashing: Sustainability's Dirty Little Secret A very thought provoking, and well researched, article from My Print Resources (Joann Whitcher) - click on this link for the full text of the article Within the graphic arts community, the term greenwashing (using unsubstantiated, nonscientific environmental claims—often not true—to promote a product or service) can cause an avalanche of righteous indignation. And for good reason: there is growing conventional wisdom that if you distribute something digitally, it is more environmentally friendly than distributing [...]

The Label Printers Wins Environmental Awards

The Label Printers Wins Environmental Awards November, 2012 The Label Printers has won two prestigious awards for their efforts in making the company’s operations more environmentally sound and sustainable.  The company has won TLMI’s (Tag and Label Manufacturers Institute) Environmental Leadership Award and the State of Illinois’ Governor’s Sustainability Award. TLMI explains that their Environmental Leadership Awards “recognizes member companies that have consistently demonstrated a commitment to progressive environmental practices across a range of areas including solid waste reduction, recycling, waste [...]