The value of Healthy Printing – part 2

29 January 2019 | 09:32 uur

Healthy Printing network partners B.A.U.M., Cewe, EcoMedia, EPEA, Green4Print, Heider Druck, hubergroup, Ingede,Töpfer, Veolia, Vögeli, VPK Packaging and WWF Germany present why they are members of the network and how they work towards optimizing printing to support healthier paper flows.

This is part two a a three-part series. Feel free to share the first of three videos in your network and social media. The third part will follow shortly!

The value of Healthy Printing – reasons for being part of the Initiative!

24 January 2019 | 11:43 uur

Healthy Printing network partners B.A.U.M., Cewe, EcoMedia, EPEA, Green4Print, Heider Druck, hubergroup, Ingede,Töpfer, Veolia, Vögeli, VPK Packaging and WWF Germany present why they are members of the network and how they work towards optimizing printing to support healthier paper flows.

Feel free to share the first of three videos in your network and social media. The other videos will follow shortly!

Töpfer Kulmback sees bright future with Hubergroup Cradle to Cradle Certified inks

24 January 2019 | 11:06 uur

Healthy Printing member Töpfer features in a recent article about how Healthy Printing, using the Cradle to Cradle design framework, is rapidly becoming the company standard.

We have a new-launched brand ‘NatureLine’,” he says, “under which we produce with Cradle to Cradle inks, recycled paper and completely renewable energy across the entire production process. Under this product line, we supply our customers, who want to have a sustainable labeling solution. Today, we have already 10 custo... read more

EPEA & B.A.U.M. release Healthy Printing Report

21 June 2018 | 10:11 uur

Magazines, packaging, printing inks and office paper enrich our everyday lives. But how good are these products for people and the environment? What about recyclability? The joint report by B.A.U.M. and EPEA as part of the Healthy Printing Initiative shows how to design healthy printing products to achieve a new quality of recycling and to make the most of paper as a valuable resource.

More than 400 million tons of paper are produced each year. The global market grows annually by approx. 1.5%,... read more

Healthy Printing on TV

28 November 2017 | 14:21 uur

Today, the Dutch telvision show Koffietijd aired an item on Healthy Printing. In this item, Bas Gehlen, General Director at WEPA Nederland, and Hein van Tuijl, Managing Director of EPEA Nederland, explain the neccesity of Healthy Printing according the Cradle to Cradle Design Framework. This is illustrated through the production of toilet paper from 100% recycled paper at WEPA Nederland’s facility in Swalmen. For the toilet paper to be healthy to use for humans and then be suitable for returning... read more

Green4Print awarded Cradle to Cradle GOLD for offset inks

27 October 2017 | 11:48 uur

On October 21st, the Dutch company Green4Print was awarded a Cradle to Cradle Gold certificate by Lewis Perkins, President of the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, for its ‘offset solutions’, including inks and varnishes.

The achievement of Gold for offset is unique worldwide and is the result of an intensive collaboration between Green4Print and EPEA Netherlands. EPEA is a research and advisory organization in the field of Cradle to Cradle. EPEA supported Green4Print in certifying... read more

Green4Print ontvangt Cradle to Cradle GOLD voor offset inkten

27 October 2017 | 11:45 uur

Op 21 oktober ontving het Nederlandse bedrijf Green4Print het Cradle to Cradle Gold certificaat van Lewis Perkins, President van het C2C Products Innovation Institute, voor haar ‘offset solutions’, inclusief inkten en vernissen.

Het resultaat van Gold voor offset is een unicum in de wereld en is ontstaan door een intensieve samenwerking tussen Green4Print en EPEA Nederland. EPEA is onderzoeks- en adviesorganisatie op het gebied van Cradle to Cradle. EPEA ondersteunde Green4Print in de certifice... read more

Michael Braungart talks about Healthy Printing

26 July 2017 | 12:31 uur

The scientific paper “Cradle to Cradle - Breaking with conventional sustainability concepts by defining chemicals positively”, written by EPEA CEO Prof. Michael Braungart and Cedric Wintraecken, was published in the ‘June - Annual on Sustainability’ issue of the Indian Chemical Industry Digest.

The article takes up latest developments regarding Cradle to Cradle such as the ‘Healthy Printing Initiative’, launched by EPEA with support of the DOEN Foundation to scale up availability of healthier... read more

Why the DOEN Foundation supports Healthy Printing!

26 July 2017 | 09:40 uur

Earlier this year, EPEA launched the Healthy Printing! initiative with help from the DOEN foundation. The goal of the initiative is to upscale the use of healthy inks and printing chemicals, so cleaner paper recycling systems can be realized. Paper is recycled on a large scale today, but often heavily polluted. This may cause issues in new applications.

Recently, the DOEN Foundation published an article on Healthy Printing! as part of its booklet on projects it supports. Included is a description... read more