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A Dry Idea
Abstract: Hard Copy Publication. This article describes the implementation of a waste solvent recovery system at Transcontinental Printing RBW Graphics in Ontario, Canada. Shop Towel On site Recycling (STOR,developed by Omega Recycling Technologies), is an integrated system that uses the production process? own solvent to clean shop towels for reuse and purifying the excess solvent also for reuse. Use of STOR has resulted in a net cost savings of $130,240 annually for RBW. Citation: Salerno, Cheryl. January 2002. A Dry Idea. CleanTech, 2(1): 26-29. Consult your local library for availability or for interlibrary loan information. This article is also available (with a username and password) at http://www.cleantechcentral.com/article_?article=574. Free registration on the CleanTech web site is required to obtain a username and password.
Source: CleanTech magazine; Author: Cheryl Salerno
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Alcohol-Free Printing [PDF]
Abstract: Overview of offset printing dampening system and tips on how to switch from high VOC dampening solution
Source: Graphic Arts Technical Foundation
URL: http://www.pneac.org/sheets/litho/alcoholfreeprinting.pdf

Benchmark Life-Cycle Inventory and Impact Assessment of Sheet-fed Printing System Using Soy Based Ink
Abstract: Written by Duane A. Tolle, David P. Evers, and Bruce W. Vigon, this report discusses a study which was performed to document the life-cycle environmental impact characteristics associated with the use of soy-based inks by evaluating a typical ("generic") soy-based ink currently used in significant quantities for sheetfed printing. This typical soy-based ink printing system serves as a benchmark for future comparison with alternative ink formulations and other combinations of printing system materials. The life-cycle impact assessment (LCIA) included identification of specific processes in the streamlined life-cycle (core operations associated with material acquisition, manufacture, use, and disposal) of soy-based ink for sheetfed offset lithographic printing that make the greatest contribution to the overall environmental profile for the baseline soy ink printing system selected. The intent was to identify processes that could be modified to make reductions in environmental impact, thereby enhancing soy-based ink printing as an environmentally preferable choice. It should be noted that an LCIA is a hazard indicator system largely based on resource use and emission loading, and should not be construed to represent actual environmental impacts.
Source: Battelle
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/07/06767/

Cleaner Technologies Substitutes Assessment [PDF]
Abstract: Blanket wash chemistry alternative evaluation
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Design for the Environment Project
URL: http://www.pneac.org/sheets/litho/litho.pdf

CTSA Summary Booklet: Solutions for Lithographic Printers: An Evaluation of Substitute Blanket Washes [PDF]
Abstract:
Source: EPA DfE
URL: http://www.pneac.org/sheets/litho/lithbkst.pdf

Environmental Marketing
Abstract: Advice on using a company's positive environmental changes to attract customers.
Source: MT State University
URL: http://www.pneac.org/sheets/all/marketing.cfm

Federal Environmental Regulations Potentially Affecting the Printing Industry [PDF]
Abstract: The study provides an overview of regulations affecting the commercial printing industry.
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Design for the Environment Project
URL: http://www.pneac.org/sheets/all/printreg.pdf

Multimedia Compliance/Pollution Prevention Assessment Guidance for Lithographic Printing Facilities [PDF]
Abstract: Includes a multimedia assessment protocol that utilizes a process-based approach in which the inspector identifies noncompliance with any applicable media or program specific regulation (air, water, solid waste) as well as pollution prevention and innovative technology opportunities as part of the assessment of individual printing processes. This assessment protocol serves as a reference for the conduct of these assessments, and includes procedures, an assessment checklist, and an example assessment report. It focuses on lithographic printing facilities only, and addresses prepress (image processing and platemaking), press (makeready and printing), and postpress (finishing) operations. An overview of lithographic printing processes is contained in Section 1 of this guidance. (PDF Format; 91 pages)
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance
URL: http://www.epa.gov/compliance/resources/publications/assista
nce/sectors/mulmedp2.pdf

Pollution Prevention for the Printing Industry [PDF]
Abstract: Provides an overview of printing industry processes and identifies pollution prevention opportunities.
Source: Research Triangle Institute
URL: http://www.glrppr.org/docs/p2_for_printing_industry.pdf


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Elimination of Toxic Chemicals from Blanket Wash by a Lithographic Printer
Abstract: Case Study about a lithographic printer that eliminated TRI listed materials from the blanket wash.
Source: Graphic Arts Network
URL: http://www.p2ad.org/documents/ma_printing2.html

Emission Reduction in Waterless Printing Operations
Abstract: A case study on the use of lower vapor pressure cleaning solvents
Source: PNEAC
URL: http://www.pneac.org/sheets/litho/wincup.cfm

McNaughton & Gunn, Inc., Saline, MI : Book Printer Reduces Waste at the Source [PDF]
Abstract: Source reduction study with elimination of hazardous and solid wastes
Source: Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
URL: http://www.pneac.org/sheets/litho/mcnaughtongunn.pdf

Mitchell Graphics Inc. Digital Pre-press Reduces Waste at the Source [PDF]
Abstract: Case study report on replacing pre-press equipment resulting in reduced waste.
Source: Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
URL: http://www.pneac.org/sheets/litho/mitchellgraphics.pdf

Reducing Heavy Metal Content in Offset Printing Inks [PDF]
Abstract: Ecoprint, a lithographiic print shop, created a commercial offset printing ink using pigments with no heavy metals.
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.pneac.org/sheets/litho/reduceheavymetalinks.pdf

Smal Business Waste Reduction Guide Lithographic Printing Case Study #1 : Herald Review/Itasca Shopper; Grand Rapids, MN [PDF]
Abstract: Case study detailing the Herald Review/Itasca Shopper; Grand Rapids, Minnesota reduction of solid and hazardous waste, landfill disposal fees and raw materials
Source: University of Wisconsin-Extension, Solid and Hazardous Waste Education Center
URL: http://www.uwex.edu/ces/ag/sus/sbdc/pdftocdt/S4_7_1.pdf

Small Business Waste Reduction Guide Lithographic Printing Case Study #4 : Quad/Graphics, Inc.; Pewaukee, Wisconsin [PDF]
Abstract: Summary report on results of waste reduction through conserving, reusing, and recycling efforts.
Source: University of Wisconson-Extension, Solid and Hazardous Waste Education Center
URL: http://www.uwex.edu/ces/ag/sus/sbdc/pdftocdt/S4_7_1.pdf

Small Business Waste Reduction Guide Lithographic Printing Waste Reduction Case Study #2 : Heartland Litho; Madison, Wisconsin [PDF]
Abstract: Reduction of large volume solid and hazardous wastes and disposal costs. Waste products include paper trimmings, darkroom materials (photoprocessing chemicals), cleaning fluids, ink, and printing plates.
Source: University of Wisconsin-Extension, Solid and Hazardous Waste Education Center
URL: http://www.uwex.edu/ces/ag/sus/sbdc/pdftocdt/S4_7_1.pdf

Small Business Waste Reduction Guide Lithographic Printing Waste Reduction Case Study #3 : Burton & Mayer, Inc.; Brookfield, Wisconsin [PDF]
Abstract: Lithographic printer in Brookfield, Wisconsin coverts to alcohol substitutes and vegetable oil-based inks
Source: University of Wisconsin-Extension, Solid and Hazardous Waste Education Center
URL: http://www.uwex.edu/ces/ag/sus/sbdc/pdftocdt/S4_7_1.pdf

Vegetable Ester Blanket Washes HTML [PDF]
Abstract: Use this bulletin to compare the performance, cost, and health and environmental benefits of vegetable ester blanket washes with your current wash. This information can help you get started in finding the best substitute blanket wash for you.
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Design for the Environment Project
URL: http://www.epa.gov/dfe/pubs/lithography/bulletins/bullet03/l
ithob3.pdf


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A Worksheet to Help You Choose a Better Blanket Wash
Abstract: Alternative blanket wash solution comparison tool
Source: EPA DfE
URL: http://www.epa.gov/opptintr/dfe/pubs/lithography/bulletins/b
ullet04/lbulletin4.html

Alternatives to Petroleum and Solvent-Based Inks [PDF]
Abstract: Fact sheet offers alternative suggestions to petroleum based inks.
Source: Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Institute
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/02/01504.pdf

Facts About Paper Used in Commercial Printing
Abstract: Discussion of paper types (recycled vs. post consumer content). Includes statistics.
Source: Montana State University
URL: http://www.pneac.org/sheets/all/paper.cfm

Fountain Solution Solutions
Abstract: A fact sheet on emission reduction through use of alternatives to isopropyl alcohol fountain solution additives; includes tips on how to make the switch
Source: Montana State University
URL: http://www.pneac.org/sheets/litho/fountain.cfm

Hazardous Waste Generated By The Printing Industry
Abstract: Introduces a hazardous waste audit study for the commercial printing industry.
Source: CA Dept. of Health Services Toxic Substances Control Program Alt. Technology Division
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/11/10446.htm

How to Manage Silver Bearing Hazardous Wastes [PDF]
Abstract: Guide book on the regulatory requirements for silver-bearing hazardous wastes (from pre-press operations at printing facilities).
Source: Kentucky Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Cabinet
URL: http://www.glrppr.org/docs/silver.pdf

How to Read and Use an MSDS for Environmental Purposes
Abstract: Fact sheet offers basic information contained within an MSDS form.
Source: PNEAC
URL: http://www.pneac.org/sheets/all/msds.cfm

How to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle Lithographic Ink Wastes [PDF]
Abstract: Fact sheet that discusses techniques increasing opportunities to prevent, reuse, and recycle waste ink
Source: PNEAC
URL: http://www.pneac.org/pdfs/InkRecycleS2_V2.pdf

Management of Leased Shop Towels [PDF]
Abstract: Guidelines to follow for managing soiled shop towels
Source: North Carolina Division of Pollution Prevention and Environmental Assistance
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/02/01061.pdf

Managing Solvents and Wipes
Abstract: Alternative solvents, implementing and reducing amount of solvent used
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Design for the Environment Project
URL: http://www.epa.gov/opptintr/dfe/pubs/lithography/case_studie
s/case1/lcasestudy1.html

On-Site Waste Ink Recycling [PDF]
Abstract: Discusses how to minimize ink waste by combining small amounts of inks into black ink.
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.pneac.org/sheets/litho/onsiteinkrecycle.pdf

On-Site Waste Ink Recycling fact sheet [PDF]
Abstract: Addresses product quality, waste reduction, and economic issues with recycled ink
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.pneac.org/sheets/litho/onsiteinkrecycle.pdf

Plate Developing in Commercial Printing
Abstract: Fact sheet discusses alternative plate developing systems and electronic prepress
Source: MT State University
URL: http://www.pneac.org/sheets/litho/plates.cfm

Pollution Prevention at Custom Print in HTML
Abstract: Overview discussion of the company's waste reduction and pollution prevention program and accomplishments
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Design for the Environment Project
URL: http://www.epa.gov/opptintr/dfe/pubs/lithography/case_studie
s/case2/lcasestudy2.html

Pollution Prevention Checklist and Strategies for the Lithographic Printing Industry [PDF]
Abstract: A checklist that highlights P2 strategies in the offset lithographic printing process.
Source: Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
URL: http://www.deq.state.mi.us/documents/deq-ead-p2-migpp-gppp2c
k.pdf

Pollution Prevention Checklist for Lithographic Printers
Abstract: P2 checklist to perform P2 assessments
Source: PNEAC
URL: http://www.pneac.org/sheets/litho/p2_cklist_litho.cfm

Pollution Prevention Guide for the Printing Industry
Abstract: A tip sheet guide for waste reduction steps
Source: Deleware Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Control
URL: http://www.dnrec.state.de.us/del-prnt.htm

Pollution Prevention Self-Assessment
Abstract: Pollution prevention self-assessment checklist.
Source:
URL: http://www.pneac.org/sheets/all/checklist.cfm

Pollution Prevention: Printing Inks [PDF]
Abstract: Discusses alternative products to high VOC printing inks
Source: Montana State University
URL: http://www.pneac.org/sheets/litho/onsiteinkrecycle.pdf

Pollution Prevention: Working With Suppliers
Abstract:
Source: Fact sheet offers P2 tips when working with vendors and trade associations
URL: http://www.pneac.org/sheets/all/suppliers.cfm

Printer's One Plan Approach to the OSHA Hazard Communication Program, the EPA Emergency Response Plan, and the EPA Risk Management Plan
Abstract: Fact sheet discusses and explains elements in the OSHA Hazard Communication Program
Source: PNEAC
URL: http://www.pneac.org/sheets/all/printersoneplan.cfm

PrintSTEP System
Abstract: Regulatory guidance regarding waste water, storm water, hazardous waste, and air requirements
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Common Sense Initiative
URL: http://www.epa.gov/compliance/assistance/sectors/printstep.h
tml

RCRA Record keeping for Printers
Abstract: Fact sheet on how to determine if your RCRA required records are in order
Source: PNEAC
URL: http://www.pneac.org/sheets/all/rcra.cfm

Reduction of Hazardous Waste and Chemical Usage by a Lithographic Printer
Abstract: Case study of a lithographic printer in Georgia that installed a rag centrifuge and solvent recovery still. Includes payback and cost savings information.
Source: Georgia DNR
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/09/08034.htm

Small Business Waste Reduction Guide: Lithography, Flexography, Gravure, or Letterpress Printing Tip Sheet #1 [PDF]
Abstract: Tips to reduce damaged printing plates, developed film, and outdated materials. Part of SHWEC's Small Business Waste Reduction Guide.
Source: University of Wisconsin-Extension, Solid and Hazardous Waste Education Center and Small Business Development Center
URL: http://www.uwex.edu/ces/ag/sus/sbdc/pdftocdt/S3_13_1.pdf

Substitute Blanket Washes: Making Them Work
Abstract:
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Design for the Environment Project
URL: http://www.epa.gov/opptintr/dfe/pubs/lithography/bulletins/b
ullet01/lbulletin1.html

Understanding [printer?s] Air Pollution Permits
Abstract: Fact sheet discusses revisions to air pollution permitting requirements
Source: PNEAC
URL: http://www.pneac.org/sheets/all/airpollutionpermits.cfm

Understanding Hazardous Waste Generation and Responsibilities: An Introductory Guide for Lithographic Printers [PDF]
Abstract: A guide for offset lithographic printers on how to properly manage hazardous waste
Source: Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
URL: http://www.deq.state.mi.us/documents/deq-ead-p2-migpp-print2
a.pdf

Vegetable Ester Blanket Washes [PDF]
Abstract: Use this bulletin to compare the performance, cost, and health and environmental benefits of vegetable ester blanket washes with your current wash. This information can help you get started in finding the best substitute blanket wash for you.
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Design for the Environment Project
URL: http://www.epa.gov/opptintr/dfe/pubs/lithography/bulletins/b
ullet03/lithob3.pdf

Waste Evaluation of Soy-Based Ink at a Sheet-Fed Offset Printer [PDF]
Abstract: Fact sheet focusing on use of soy inks as substitute for petroleum inks
Source: Pacific Northwest P2 Center
URL: http://www.greenpressinitiative.org/documents/EPAinkStudy.pd
f

Waste Reduction Tips for Offset Printing
Abstract: Tips to avoid "F-listed" solvents in an offset lithographic printing plant
Source: VA Small Business Assistance Program
URL: http://www.deq.state.va.us/osba/factsheets/printset.html

What are VOC's and Do Printing Related Materials Contain Them
Abstract: Offers tips where VOC contents can be found in printing products and supplies.
Source: PNEAC
URL: http://www.pneac.org/sheets/all/vocs.cfm

Working with Suppliers
Abstract: The first contact for assistance is typically the supplier. This fact sheet provides advice on what questions to ask and answers to look for.
Source: MT State University
URL: http://www.pneac.org/sheets/all/suppliers.cfm

Workplace Practices Make a Difference
Abstract: In plant activities that reduce chemical usage
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Design for the Environment Project
URL: http://www.epa.gov/opptintr/dfe/pubs/lithography/bulletins/b
ullet02/lbulletin2.html

Worksheet to Help You Choose a Better Blanket Wash
Abstract: Fact sheet helps the printer identify costs, and compares blanket wash options
Source: EPA - DfE
URL: http://www.epa.gov/dfe/pubs/lithography/bulletins/bullet04/l
bulletin4.html


- List -    Top of Page

Compliance Issues for Lithographic Printers [PDF]
Abstract:
Source: PNEAC
URL: http://www.pneac.org/sheets/litho/lithocomptable.pdf


- Manual/handbook/curriculum -    Top of Page

A Field Guide: Eco-Friendly, Efficient and Effective Print, 2nd Edition
Abstract: Monadnock Paper Mills has released the second edition of a how-to guide for creating more sustainable print materials. A Field Guide: Eco-Friendly, Efficient and Effective Print points out alternatives for design decisions that support sustainability. New information in the second edition includes a full chapter dedicated to packaging, an expanded section on energy and emissions, and an overview of the various environmental programs, logos, and terminology that many paper mills use in their product literature today. Sections of the guide include: Paper; Production; Inks; Printing; Finishing; Packaging; Checklist; Reference; and A Commitment Today. The guide is available for download at the URL listed here (PDF Format; Length: 20 pages). The guide may also be ordered at www.mpm.com/info.
Source: Monadnock Paper Mills
URL: http://www.mpm.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=32

DfE Cleaner Technologies Substitutes Assessment: Methodology and Resource Guide
Abstract: Presents the methods and resources needed to conduct Cleaner Technologies Substitutes Assessment (CTSA), a method for evaluating the comparative risk, performance, cost, and P2 benefits of alternatives to chemicals currently in use.
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Design for the Environment Program
URL: http://www.epa.gov/opptintr/dfe/pubs/tools/ctsa/index.htm

Guide for Reducing Air Pollution from Printing
Abstract: A guidebook designed to assist small printing facilities prevent pollution at its source. The reduction practices focus on lithographic printers, the largest sector of the graphic industry.
Source: Maricopa County Small Business Assistance Program
URL: http://www.pneac.org/compliance/states/statecompinfo.cfm

Printers Protecting the Environment [PDF]
Abstract: Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection compliance assistance workbook for the printing industry, particularly offset lithographers.
Source: Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/04/03276.pdf

RCRA in Focus: The Printing Industry [PDF]
Abstract: Handbook offers basic record keeping information for EPA, RCRA and OSHA
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.pneac.org/sheets/all/printing.pdf


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American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA)
Abstract: AIGA, the professional association for design, is committed to furthering excellence in design as a broadly-defined discipline, strategic tool for business and cultural force. AIGA is the place design professionals turn to first to exchange ideas and information, participate in critical analysis and research and advance education and ethical practice.
Source: American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA)
URL: http://www.aiga.org/

Digital Printing & Imaging Association
Abstract: Association provides users of digital imaging technologies to gain knowledge about new products, and evaluate concerns with existing technology and equipment.
Source: Digital Printing & Imaging Association
URL: http://www.dpia.org/

Graphic Communications Association
Abstract: Association dedicated to development and application of new technologies, standards, and management methods
Source: Graphic Communications Association
URL: http://www.gca.org/

International Association of Printing House Craftsmen
Abstract: Organization dedicated to the printing and graphic arts industry for self development, company success, and the enhancement of the industry
Source: International Association of Printing House Craftsmen
URL: http://www.iaphc.org/

International Publishing Management Association
Abstract: Association for in-house professionals providing graphic design, page layout, copy, print, mail and distribution services to their enterprise
Source: International Publishing Management Association
URL: http://www.ipma.org/

National Association for Printing Leadership
Abstract: Association dedicated to sales and marketing, human resource management, operations and technology as well as financial management
Source: National Association for Printing Leadership
URL: http://www.napl.org/

National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers (NAPIM)
Abstract: Association that provides direction to management in regulations and regulatory compliance related to printing inks.
Source: NAPIM
URL: http://www.napim.org

Newspaper Association of America
Abstract: Association represents newspaper printers, provides information and research for national impacts effecting the newspaper and publishing industry. Environmental and safety compliance information available.
Source: http://www.naa.org/
URL: http://www.naa.org/

Printing Industries of America (PIA)/Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (GATF)
Abstract: Source for technical and management solutions, research, training, and environmental and safety compliance information.
Source: PIA/GATF
URL: http://www.gain.net/eweb/StartPage.aspx

Silver Council
Abstract: Organization dedicated developing and promoting environmentally-sound methods of handling silver from photographic processes
Source: Silver Council
URL: http://www.silvercouncil.org/


- Periodical -    Top of Page

Digital Graphics Magazine
Abstract: News and trend information within the Digital Printing trade
Source: Digital Graphics Magazine
URL: http://www.nbm.com/index.php?page=dggeneral

Graphic Impressions Magazine
Abstract: Publication offering regional news and trends in the graphic arts and printing industries.
Source: Graphic Impressions Magazine
URL: http://www.impressionsmag.com/

In-Plant Graphics Magazine
Abstract: Publication dedicated to in-plant management with news, editorials and new technology information
Source: In-Plant Graphics Magazine
URL: http://www.ipgonline.com/

Printing Impressions Magazine
Abstract: Publication with news, federal news and articles on new technologies and industry trends
Source: Printing Impressions Magazine
URL: http://www.piworld.com


- Web site -    Top of Page

Blanket Wash Solutions for Small Printers
Abstract:
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/opptintr/dfe/pubs/lithography/factsheet/i
ndex.htm

Great Printer Project
Abstract: The Great Printers Project is the first in the nation to seek to create a business environment conducive to pollution prevention for an entire industry sector.
Source: Printer's National Environmental Assistance Center
URL: http://www.pneac.org/greatprinters/

National Soy Ink Information Center
Abstract: Information clearinghouse and resource center for soy ink manufacturers and users of soy based inks.
Source: National Soy Ink Information Center
URL: http://www.soyink.com/

Printing Process Descriptions - Lithography Part 1
Abstract: Describes the offset lithographic printing process.
Source: Printer's National Environmental Assistance Center
URL: http://www.pneac.org/printprocesses/lithography/moreinfo1.cf
m

Printing Process Descriptions - Lithography Part 2
Abstract: Describes the three basic lithographic press designs: unit-design, common impression cylinder design, and blanket-to-blanket design.
Source: Printer's National Environmental Assistance Center
URL: http://www.pneac.org/printprocesses/lithography/moreinfo2.cf
m

Printing Process Descriptions - Lithography Part 3
Abstract: Describes lithographic plate making.
Source: Printer's National Environmental Assistance Center
URL: http://www.pneac.org/printprocesses/lithography/moreinfo3.cf
m

Printing Process Descriptions - Overview
Abstract: Printing process flow diagrams for flexography, lithography, gravure, letterpress, plateless, postpress and screen printing.
Source: PNEAC
URL: http://www.pneac.org/printprocesses/general/

Waterless Printing Association
Abstract: Waterless printing technology information.
Source: www.waterless.org
URL: http://www.waterless.org/

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