The forces influencing today’s print industry and related sustainable printing efforts are complex and often confusing for printers and their clients. Key factors include electronic media, technology and innovation, environmental regulations, global economics, and increasing use of mobile and interactive platforms by consumers. Sustainable printing methods are becoming more and more popular as individuals and […]
We were recently honored to learn that IWCO Direct was recognized by Canopy, an international environmental non-governmental organization (NGO), for our sustainability efforts and continuing to prioritize forest conservation and low-footprint, sustainable paper sourcing throughout the challenges of the last year.
As we bring our week-long look at sustainability to an end, I wanted to touch on a very big movement sweeping the nation and also the world: the extinction of plastic straws [...]
Paper dates back thousands of years. The paper we know today was created in 105AD by a man named Ts’ai Lun in China. Since the early 2000s, the rise of smartphones and other smart devices has made people question the sustainability of paper-based communications, while largely giving digital media a pass [...]
Whether you work for a big company or a small one, it’s important to keep your impact on the environment in mind. Even small businesses can make strides to reduce their carbon footprint, resulting in benefits for the company, the environment, and individual employees.
Since the first observance of Arbor Day in Nebraska in 1872 with the planting of about one million trees, Americans have used the holiday as an occasion to reflect on the importance of trees and forests. Arbor Day became an official, legal holiday in 1885 and is always celebrated on the last Friday in April. […]
In February, we gave you an update on the progress we made to advance IWCO Direct’s sustainability efforts in 2017. As a leading provider of direct marketing services, we understand the importance of actively finding new ways to improve our offerings while maintaining our strong role as environmental stewards. Environmental responsibility is a journey, not […]
We continue to expand our ecologically responsible practices at IWCO Direct. We’ve helped our clients deliver better mail campaigns using eco-friendly plastics, partnered with industry-leading conservation organizations to enhance company environmental standards, and established the IWCO Direct Environmental Council to monitor our efforts (to name just a few). We’re not content to rest on […]
It’s important for companies to take responsibility for their impact on the planet. As a leading provider of direct marketing services that include paper-based communications, IWCO Direct continues to seek positive ways to reduce our environmental impact by measuring our carbon footprint and increasing the quantity of materials we recycle. We take pride in our […]
At the end of the summer, IWCO Direct was invited to participate in an important national sustainability initiative with one of our clients. The client has more than 60,000 employees and the company’s chairman encourages his employees and their families to engage in eco-friendly practices. We sent two members of our team to the client’s […]