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Sustainable Systems at Work – Northwest Earth Institute

Sustainable Systems at Work – Northwest Earth Institute

In keeping with our commitment to sustainable business practices, AlphaGraphics Portland participated in a 5 week discussion course on “Sustainable Systems at Work,” developed by Portland’s Northwest Earth Institute and now taught all over the

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Recycled paper terminology made simple

Recycled paper terminology made simple

Q:  What is pre-consumer waste? A:  Pre-consumer materials are those that have not met their intended end-use by a consumer and include allowable waste left over from manufacturing, converting, and printing processes. Examples: mill-converting scraps,

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Digital Printing Makes Good Environmental Sense

Digital Printing Makes Good Environmental Sense

Three ways digital printing on the HP Indigo Press supports environmental futures: 1. Reducing paper waste – avoid waste by printing what is needed, when it is needed 2. Conserving paper and ink –variable data

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AlphaGraphics Portland is Now FSC Certified!

AlphaGraphics Portland is Now FSC Certified!

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is an international organization that brings people together to find solutions which promote responsible stewardship of the world’s forests. •    FSC is a stakeholder owned system for promoting responsible management

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New Recyclable Poster Board for Large Format Jobs

New Recyclable Poster Board for Large Format Jobs

Printing just got fun again! We are very proud to have been the first quick print shop in Portland to get the FSC certification. In the four years since we went through that audit, we