We use Green Printer for all postcards in our packaging. Located in the San Francisco Bay Area, Green Printer might be the most environmentally friendly printing companies on the planet.
We use their reincarnation matte paper. The specs include:
- 100% Recycled 100% Post-consumer Waste Processed Chlorine Free
- FSC Certified
- Ancient Forest Friendly
- Soy and other vegetable-based inks
- Manufactured with electricity that is offset with Green-e® certified renewable energy certificates
- Made in the USA
Last year, Green Printer did an Eco-Audit and found that it saved 992 BTU's of energy, 2,909 fully grown trees, 1.3 million gallons of water, 80,000 pounds of solid waste and 276,589 pounds of greenhouse gases.
Certified B Corporation: They are the first commercial printer company in the nation to receive this certification.
Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Chain of Custody: Chain of custody ensures that all forest products can be traced back to the well-managed forests from which the raw material came from.
Carbon Emissions Renewable Energy Credit: The carbon emissions from Greenerprinter's operations are 100% offset by investments in Renewable Energy Credits (RECs)
Carbonfund.org: Greenerprinter offsets all of its shipping through investments in Carbonfund.org.