Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Think Green: Lake Printing Makes An Impact

In a day and age where many are trying to make an impact on the earth through their daily living habits - Lake Printing is no different. We have changed the way we work in the past few years, so that we are using products can be recycled and conserving on products that can't. Have you ever wondered why green print processes matter and make a difference? Here are a few really good reasons:



You Aren't Just Reducing Your Carbon Footprint

While many individuals choose to go green for the sake of reducing the impact they leave on the earth, in the past it also came with a price to pay. Either it was literally a higher price, or you weren't getting as high of quality in your product - that's not how it is any more! When you choose to go with recycled paper or soy ink, you are actually getting a very high quality product that matches if not exceeds the former, while still making a great impact.

It's Not Just About the Earth

While we do gain a sense of satisfaction from knowing that we're making an impact on the earth through our printing practices, there are other great reasons for changes the way printing has been done. In the past, there have been many toxic materials used in printing, such as silver, lead, chromium, cadmium, toluene, chloroform, methylene chloride, barium-based pigments and acrylic copolymers. As if that isn't bad enough, chlorine bleaching of paper could be linked to cancer-causing water pollutants, and waste inks and solvents are usually considered a hazardous material. We aren't just saving the earth through changing our processes, we're improving the quality of life for our employees and even their families.

Real Ways Lake Printing Makes An Impact

It's fine to talk about reasons that green printing is important, but it's only once you start making the change that it really becomes valuable. Here are just a few ways that Lake Printing is making an impact on the lives of our employees and the earth that we live on, while still providing you with quality print products at the Lake of the Ozarks.

  • Using soy ink instead of petroleum based ink. Using alcohol-free press solutions.
  • Recycling all wastepaper, cardboard, used printing plates, solvents, and used toner cartridges.
  • Using recycled paper whenever possible.
  • Creating printing plates with computer-to-plate technology.
  • Using washable shop towels in production area instead of disposable.
  • Sending customer proofs as PDF format via email whenever possible.
  • Re-using boxes and packing material received in incoming shipments to package outgoing deliveries.

    Certified Green Print Company

    The Lake Printing Company is proud to be FSC and SFI certified! Since paper comes from forests and forests provide us with clean water, fresh air, and even combats global warming, it is very important to protect them. Because of that, we offer you paper that has been certified to be kinder to the environment, as well as changing our ink and press solutions. When one company makes a change, it can start a ripple effect. If you want to join with us an help create a safer world for our families, while still accomplishing all of your business goals through high quality printing, visit our website to get your quote. Saving the earth just go easier.

    You Can Trust Lake Printing for Your Large & Small Print Needs


    6815 Hwy 54 • Osage Beach MO 65065
    573-346-0600


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