We care for our environment

Why A Local Printer Embraces Eco Friendly Printing

At A Local Printer we believe that there is duty and 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 small commercial 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 and become wholly environmentally responsible for our actions.

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

  3. To guide and influence our customers in making eco-friendly choices for their printing.

 

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
  • We use Carbon Offset papers
  • 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.