We care for our environment

A Local Printer and the Environment

At A Local Printer we believe that there is an opportunity for everyone to stake a claim in environmental responsibility.
Our route towards minimising our impact on the environment began in 2006 when, as a printer in Sussex, we took the decision to launch an eco-friendly printing website with specific goals:

  1. To invest in, improve and enhance our printing facilities to become wholly environmentally responsible for our actions.

  2. To specifically to produce and promote affordable eco-friendly printed products.

  3. To guide and influence our customers in eco-friendly choices.


Our Eco Printing - A Quick Overview

  • We are a waterless printer
  • We are a chemical free printer
  • We only use recycled boxes
  • We use biodegradable eco-flo packaging as an alternative to polyester 'peanuts'
  • We only use 100% recycled paper or paper from sustainably managed forests
  • Our inks are vegetable oil based
  • Our toners are new generation eco-friendly
  • We recycle 100% of our printing generated waste with none to landfill


A Local Printer is certified with ISO14001

UKAS logoA Local Printer is certified with ISO14001. This international standard specifies the actual requirements for an effective Environmental Management System. It applies to those environmental aspects over which the organisation has control and can be expected to have an influence.


Have a look at our other pages for information on eco papers, printing and the environment and our green printing policies.