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Think Environmentally

Responding to the growing need to help our planet, Independent Printing is committed to using environmentally-friendly print methods. We’ve long since incorporated a CTP production process, earth-friendly inks, stringent recycling/waste disposal guidelines and much more. . . because being a high-quality printer, and a responsible corporate citizen, are not mutually exclusive!

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For all the details regarding Independent’s overall sustainability efforts, waste disposal specifics and use of packaging/shipping materials, please refer to our Stewardship documentation.

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If you’re interested in exploring environmentally-friendly options for your project, we’ll gladly offer assistance. There are a number of ways we can help you support the green effort.

As paper selection is one of the best ways to promote your green initiative, it’s important to note that Independent Printing is FSC® Certified and Green Seal Certified.

Independent is an FSC-certified printer, adhering to the standards of the Forest Stewardship Council® as a Chain of Custody printer. Our certification confirms that we follow the Forest Stewardship Council’s rigid standards.

FSC Certification

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The FSC logo certifies responsible wood management from the forest to the end user. It demonstrates our commitment to sound forestry practices in the products you buy. Our customers are welcome to use the FSC logo on any project printed on FSC certified paper.

For a current listing of FSC-approved papers, we encourage you to visit (For the most up-to-date information, be sure to download the PDF under the Documents section of the page.)

We’re also proud to be FSC Certified by the Rainforest Alliance. The Rainforest Alliance is an international nonprofit conservation organization that certifies forestry and agricultural operations. Their mission is to protect ecosystems, and the people/wildlife that depend on them by transforming land-use and business practices, as well as consumer behavior.

As a customer of Independent Printing, you may display the Rainforest Alliance Certified Seal with the FSC logo on FSC certified projects to display your commitment to sustainability.

We’re proud to note that our certification links us with companies and consumers around the globe who’ve pledged to be part of the solution to produce and purchase products that meet the highest environmental standards.