Sustainable Flexography: A Guide to Help You Get Started

By Boris Kelsey - 2016-11-24

The definition of sustainability is to meet the needs of now without compromising the needs of the future. To be sustainable, one has to think about the impacts on people, the planet, and profit. Flexographic printing has been working at being sustainable for almost 20 years. Improved printing systems, techniques, and technologies have reduced waste and air pollution, saved money, increased operating efficiency, and improved health and safety. Being sustainable when it comes to printing means more than just appearing “green.”

Being sustainable involves a commitment to doing business differently, in ways that will meet the needs of customers, while making sure that resources will be available in the future. It involves being good stewards of the environment, promoting the recycling of natural resources, sustainable use,...

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