Sustainable Print & Enviroment
We’re committed to reducing our impact on the environment. To do this we have introduced certain measures that help us acheive our target. From innovative packaging and sourcing eco-friendly FSC approved papers to minimising and recycling our waste, we’re dedicated in protecting our planet. We are proud to be a Carbon Capture Company which allows us to plant trees in conjunction with the Woodland Trust. Our web & digital media services are hosted by Google Cloud – carbon neutral since 2007 and is the largest corporate purchaser of renewable energy in the world.
Recycle and Reuse Scheme
We are proud to be the first printing company in the UK to introduce the reuse and recycle scheme. This allows companies to either send back their print/boards for us to recycle for FREE or have us reuse the materials. This works with two products currently our banner stands and board printing. We reuse the boards and remove the printed film using our specialist equipment, we then clean down the board and reapply the new printed film. Once complete, we will send this back to you. Not only does this save you money but it also helps by reusing such materials which are made to last outdoors long term and it reduces the amount that get put into landfill.
ECO Mark Certified Inks
The HP Latex inks we use are UL ECOLOGO, GREENGUARD Children & Schools Certified, and use Eco Mark-Certified ink cartridges that are odourless, meeting stringent environmental standards. HP Latex inks are water-based inks and have great outdoor durability and versatility. They are also ideal for indoor use, as they are odourless, non-flammable and non-combustible. Perfect for offices, schools and healthcare environments.
PVC Free Materials
We have also introduced a range of PVC free materials which can be recycled and have a much lower carbon footprint and printed with Latex Inks which are waterproof and weatherproof, provide a higher quality of image and contain no harmful toxins. Latex inks are particularly recommended for use in food, healthcare and school enviroments.
Carbon Capture Company
Not only do we use sustainable inks, we also use FSC approved materials. We are also a registered Carbon Capture Company which allows us to do our part in creating a eco friendly planet. We are doing our part to mitigate CO2 emissions and plant trees in conjunction with the Woodland Trust.
Most companies within manufacturing are responsible for the emission of carbon dioxide (CO2). CO2 emissions become trapped beneath the ozone layer, heating up the Earth’s atmosphere and leading to climate change.
One of the most effective ways to combat this is by planting trees. Trees not only absorb CO2, but they also release oxygen into the atmosphere, which improves overall air quality and cools down the atmosphere.
How does the Carbon Capture® Scheme work?
When you order from Signature Print, we make sure to capture the carbon emitted by the production, manufacture, and distribution of your print. The amount of CO2 generated during this process is calculated, and the figures are passed onto the Woodland Trust along with the Carbon Capture ® surcharge, which pays for the plantation of new, native UK woodland by the Woodland Trust.
The UK only features 13% tree cover, compared to a 44% average in Europe.
Benefit to you?
Because all of our products are produced and distributed in a completely carbon neutral manner, you can display the Carbon Balanced logo on all your print.
Plus, you can rest assured that most of the paper we use is either FSC accredited and sourced from managed, sustainable woodland.
Need to talk about your project?
Get in touch with one of our specialists. We will assist you in selecting the best products and setup for your project. Whether your looking for a bespoke product or simply need help choosing the correct product and size, we’re here to help.