Packaging and commercial offset printing on gold level: hubergroup further enhances sustainability

14 April 2021 | 14:32 uur

In 2017, hubergroup was the first ink manufacturer to receive a Cradle to Cradle certificate in the sheetfed offset sector and thus significantly advanced sustainability in the industry. Since then, the company has continuously improved the environmental performance of its products. Driving the circular economy, hubergroup Print Solutions now offers a complete Cradle to Cradle Material Health Gold certified portfolio for commercial and packaging offset printing. For this purpose, the international... read more

INX receive Gold level Material Health Certificate

14 April 2021 | 14:22 uur

INX International Ink Co. became the first ink company in the metal decorating segment to receive a Gold level Material Health Certificate from the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute (C2CPII), in collaboration with the EPEA - Part of Drees & Sommer GmbH (Environmental Protection Encouragement Agency).

Intended for use on beverage cans, the AP EcoCan 2-piece metal ink system achieved this status after INX standard AP series inks had already earned bronze level certification.

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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.

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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.


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

Cradle to Cradle Expert Forum: Packaging - Healthy. Recyclable. Beneficial.

08 November 2018 | 14:35 uur

Beneficial packaging made of plastics and pulp for defined use scenarios and recycling.

Dear Healthy Printing Members,

you are cordially invited to join the upcoming Cradle to Cradle 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.

Date: Wednesday, 05.12.2018
Time: Admission: 16:00 / Keynotes: 16:30 - 17:00 / Discussion: 17:00 - 18:00 / 18:00 - 19:00 Get-together
Where: Berlin - Aedes... read more