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Cradle to Cradle® for Print Products

26 February 2021 | 14:17 uur

Eco labels and standards for print products have a positive impact on shaping a sustainable future. They aim to make papers, inks and other print products safe for people and planet while preserving resources. We welcome the increase in supporters and drivers to accomplish the shift to a healthier print world. Moving beyond sustainability toward a holistic integrated Circular Economy is a key driver for the Healthy Printing Initiative. This transformation is powered by the Cradle to Cradle® design... read more

GGP Media is implementing Cradle to Cradle

16 February 2021 | 16:31 uur

GGP Media, a subsidiary of the Bertelsmann Printing Group, will continue investing in environmental management and increase the efficiency and sustainability of its entire supply chain over the next few years. The company is currently undertaking Cradle to Cradle certification. Working together with suppliers and customers, the aim is to produce print products using sustainable materials.

Read the full article here (German only)

Lenzing Papier GmbH joins Healthy Printing Initiative for better paper recycling

27 January 2021 | 16:57 uur

Austrian paper manufacturer Lenzing Papier has joined the Healthy Printing Initiative. The Healthy Printing Initiative constitutes a network of organizations aiming to improve the quality of recycled paper and cardboard by using healthier inks and printing additives. The initiative, which already has many ink manufacturers and print shops among its members, welcomes Lenzing Papier as a key stakeholder in the paper value chain. Lenzing Papier in turn seeks cooperation with the Healthy Printing... read more

Healthy Printing Newsletter: November 2020

26 November 2020 | 11:11 uur

We hope you and your loved ones have stayed healthy in this unusual year!

A lot has gone on since our last newsletter and before all the end-of year season’s greetings arrive, here’s an update.


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Some recent news from our HPI network:

HPI Charter

The German Penguin Random House Verlagsgruppe and GGP Media have announced that they are signing the Healthy Printing Charter on December 1, 2020, and commit to advancing their book productions towards the goals set out in the charter. This... read more

Healthy Printing Newsletter: March 2020

03 March 2020 | 16:30 uur

Healthy Printing @ Cradle to Cradle Congress

The Healthy Printing Initiative had two very good public sessions at the C2C congress in Berlin hosted by network partner Cradle to Cradle NGO on January 31 and of February 1! Congratulations to the C2C NGO for organizing such a great event!

For those who couldn’t attend, here’s a summary:

On Friday afternoon, the big stage was beaming with contributions from our network. Katja Hansen moderated the session and introduced the panelists

Jan Niklas... read more

Healthy Printing Newsletter: December 2019

05 December 2019 | 11:46 uur

Healthy Printing @ International Cradle to Cradle Congress

Launching the B2B Materials Marketplace that improves supply chain performance & sales

The EPEA Materials Marketplace powered by Cradle to Cradle will scale up the use of products that have superior circular qualities. The online tool lets manufacturers, suppliers and customers accelerate circular performance across supply networks. We want to use this to strengthen and scale up healthy printing!

Want to learn more and be part of this... read more

Healthy Printing Newsletter: October 2019

14 October 2019 | 10:40 uur

We hope that you had an enjoyable summer! It has been a while since the last newsletter, but we have been busy behind the scene and here are the highlights.

We’d like to start and finish this newsletter with a call to action. Due to the availability of a wide range of certified inks, and a growing number of printers who are using it, healthy printing is easier than ever to do. We’d like to ask EVERY member of the Healthy Printing Initiative to print at least one report this year using healthy... read more

Healthy Printing in Turkey

29 August 2019 | 13:30 uur

Healthy Printing recently starred in the latest edition of Turkish EKOIQ magazine on environmental developments.

The article takes up the progress of the ‘Healthy Printing Initiative’, launched by EPEA with support of the DOEN Foundation to scale up availability of healthier substances in printed publications and packaging.

EPEA Turkey intends to bring together the relevant partners in the next months to set up a Healthy Printing platform in Turkey. In particular, AGED (Recovered Paper & Recy... read more

The value of Healthy Printing – part 3

18 April 2019 | 11:34 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 the third and final part of the series. Feel free to share the videos in your network and social media.

Part 1
Part 2

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

Part 1
Part 3

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!

Part 2
Part 3

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

De Schepper and HPI in Dutch Smart Magazine

24 January 2019 | 10:54 uur

The Dutch Smart magazine by HPI member Dekkers van Gerwen, which is printed with Cradle to Cradle Certified™ materials, covers an interview with Margriet de Schepper regarding the need for Healthy Printing and how this can be implemented in practice. One example: the “Nationale Postcode Loterij Voordeelagenda”, that was distributed to millions of households in The Netherlands in the month of November, used C2C Certified™ inks by HPI member hubergroup!

Download Smart Magazine no. 3 here.

Healthy Printing Newsletter: January 2019

18 January 2019 | 11:32 uur

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

As promised, we completed additional film impressions from the Healthy Printing Symposium in Lüneburg: HPI 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... read more

Healthy Printing Newsletter: November 2018

15 November 2018 | 11:08 uur

Forum: Packaging - Healthy. Recyclable. Beneficial.

You are cordially invited to join the upcoming C2C Expert Forum in Berlin, which is organized by the HPI member C2C e.V. and will cover keynotes and discussions regarding safe and healthy packaging innovations.

The event will bring together decision makers from various institutions with C2C experts to anchor Cradle to Cradle in packaging manufacturing and use. Stakeholders from various sectors will share their experience on packaging, material... read more