Here at The Print Group Australia, we are conscious of our corporate responsibility and accountability to the environment and take care to ensure we are doing everything possible to minimise our environmental footprint. At the same time, we also want to highlight that there are many benefits to using paper in today’s digital world and that it is a very sustainable communications medium. You can read about our environment statement and how we reduce our carbon footprint in further detail on our website.
As a print company, we take great pride in ensuring our suppliers are also committed to the environment and sustainability and share the same vision and values as we do. As paper plays a major role in our business, we wanted to share our paper supplier K.W Doggett’s environmental policy so you can see their passion about paper and long term sustainability:
K.W Doggett state that their “range includes only paper sourced from legal and responsible wood sources. In fact, 96% of our range has been third party certified by either the Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC®) or the Programme for the Endorsement of Forestry Certification (PEFC). We partner with paper suppliers who manufacture under environmental management systems that seek to minimise the manufacturing impact on air, water and energy use”.
Here is their sustainability aim:
“To work with Australian and international paper mills that have environmental management systems in place that meet or exceed the standards of internationally recognised accreditation systems. These systems organise and achieve continual improvement in aspects such as energy efficiency, waste reduction and pollution control.
To source and supply products that meet or exceed environmental and social standards and that also meet our customers’ print requirements.
Increasing supply of FSC, PEFC, carbon neutral, and post and pre consumer waste fibre and recycled stocks.
To continually motivate and educate staff and other stakeholder groups, to consider the environment and ensure that they are equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to understand and communicate environmental information.
To provide up-to-date, clear and transparent environmental and technical information about our product range to staff, customers and stakeholders”.
Operating within the print industry, and being a company of integrity we have a commitment to ensure sustainable practices are being met and to educate our customers on the benefits of paper. We are passionate about print and are proud to work with a product that is well known to be one of the most recyclable products on the planet.
Source: “K.W Doggett Fine Paper – Our environmental policy”