TLMI to Merge L.I.F.E. Certification with Sustainable Green Printing Partnership Certification

MILFORD, OH—TLMI announced that the association’s L.I.F.E. (Label Initiative for the Environment) Certification program will merge with the Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP) certification program. Since 2007, L.I.F.E. has helped guide the industry’s environmental leadership by assisting converters and industry suppliers in prioritizing best sustainability practices and environmental stewardship. “TLMI is the only association that … Continued

Yupo Corporation America Joins SGP Community as Silver Patron

SAYVILLE, NY—The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP), a leading authority in sustainable printing certifications for print manufacturers, announced Yupo Corporation America is the latest SGP Patron at the silver level. Through patronage, Yupo Corporation America, along with other industry leaders dedicated to promoting sustainability, support SGP and keep costs low for certification of print facilities. … Continued

Sustainable Ink: Meeting Industry Standards & Consumers’ Needs

Skepticism reigns supreme when the words “sustainable” or “green” get bantered around; specific to our industry, when a package is said to be “eco-friendly” because it was printed with sustainable ink or on a recycled substrate. Research by Asia Pulp & Paper found 56 percent of U.S. consumers want more sustainable packaging and 42 percent … Continued

Printing Industry Associations Signs Green Tier Charter

MILWAUKEE, WI—Representatives from national and local printing industry associations have signed an innovative Green Tier Charter with the Department of Natural Resources to help foster compliance and encourage superior environmental performance. Representatives from the Great Lakes Graphics Association, Specialty Graphic Imaging Association and Flexographic Technical Association signed the charter, along with DNR Secretary Cathy Stepp … Continued

Overnight Labels Achieves Sustainable Green Printing Partnership Certification

SAYVILLE, NY—The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP) is pleased to announce that FTA member Overnight Labels of Deer Park, NY has achieved SGP certification. Established in 1987, Overnight Labels is an award winning printer specializing in custom printed shrink sleeves, neckbands, flexible film, stick packs, booklets, peel back and piggy back labels, IRC coupons, confectionary wrappers, … Continued