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Our approach

We relentlessly examine every part of our business to make it greener – from the large machinery to the seat covers in the bathroom. (Yes, even those are made from recycled paper.)
Mario
quote icon We are a pain for many of our vendors. We’re constantly asking where it’s made, what it’s made of, what are the specs?

- Mario Assadi, CEO of Greenerprinter

Our ingredients Earth friendly, people friendly

Paper that's created sustainably


We use paper from New Leaf that is sourced credibly and created responsibly.

  • 100% post consumer recycled fiber
  • 100% biodegradable
  • Chlorine free
  • Ancient Forest Friendly
  • FSC and Green-e certified
  • Made in the US

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Ink that doesn't give you a headache


We only use top-of-the-line ink that is also environmentally friendly.

  • Soy and vegetable based ink
  • Zero VOCs
  • Recycling program for unused inks

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Our processes Reduce, reuse, recycle… and offset



01. Making plates


For offset printing, it starts with how we create the plates. (For digital, we skip this step.)

  • Non-toxic processing fluids
  • Recyclable aluminum plates


02. Hit "Print"


Switching to top-of-the-line technology, we reduced our waste significantly.

  • Cut wasted paper by 75% with offset
  • Chem-free processor

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03. Out for delivery


From carbon offsets to recycled packaging, we’ve even greened our delivery operation.

  • Recycled packaging
  • Carbon credits offset energy usage

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Our workplace Thoughtfully redesigned

Keeping it cool


Printing presses produce a lot of heat. We only heat 10% of our facility and our breezy Richmond, CA location means no need for energy-hogging AC.


Remodeling responsibly


We uncovered the windows and raised the ceilings to increase natural light and reduce overall energy usage.


Going carbon neutral


We have completely offset our energy usage with renewable energy credits from a local marine energy company.


Join us in making a difference

Mario
quote icon There are so many great ideas out there about how to be greener. If you’d like to chat, we’re always open to learning more. Email us.

- Mario Assadi, CEO of Greenerprinter

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