Green Printing Tips

You want to print green but you're not sure how? We convinced you that greening up your printing practices is the right thing to do, but you don't know where to start? You wonder if eco-friendly printing is necessarily more expensive?

Well, you're in the right place! For 50 weeks Eco-Libris brought you a new green printing tip on its blog in collaboration with Greg Barber, an experienced eco-friendly printer who shared with us his vast knowledge on how to make printing more eco-friendly.

On this page you can find links to all of 50 tips we published on this series.


Tip #1 - How about a digital job?

Tip #2 - How using eco-friendly printing practices while printing a brochure or a book will save me money?

Tip #3 - How you make sure everyone knows you're using green printing practices and it doesn't stay between you and your printer?

Tip #4 - What does FSC Certified mean? Is it enough?

Tip #5 - How can I avoid being green washed in being a green buyer of printing?

Tip #6 - Is Spot Color printing environmentally friendly?

Tip #7 - What is the best alternative if you can't afford to buy Seed paper?

Tip #8 - Does it cost a lot more to print my book on recycled paper?

Tip #9 - What to look when selecting a green print vendor?

Tip #10 - Are you buying environmentally sound business cards?

Tip #11 - What are your green options when it comes to promotional items?

Tip #12 - How to prepare files for your next Green Digital run?

Tip #13 - Are you looking for back to school environmental ideas?

Tip #14 - Can directories be green?

Tip #15 - Are PDF files the best fit for every document?

Tip #16 - Can green printing be done on a rush basis?

Tip #17 - How do you save money on your next print job?

Tip #18 - What is rock paper and why is it considered a Green paper?

Tip #19 - How can graphic designers make a difference and green up your printing job?

Tip #20 - How to create a green packging job?

Tip #21 - What new developments have surfaced in Green papers?

Tip #22 - What does I-Tone mean?

Tip #23 - Are there inexpensive Green papers for brochures?

Tip #24 - Can we be Greener in our use of Inter Office Envelopes, Presentation Folders, and Outgoing Envelopes?

Tip #25 - Can you Green your Print Advertising?

Tip #26 - What can we do to reduce the carbon footprint of direct mailing campaigns?

Tip #27 - Can you save money on paper on your next greeting cards order?

Tip #28 - Green printing resolutions for the New Year

Tip #29 - Why environmental views are not always in the core of business?

Tip #30 - How do you become Carbon Neutral in your next print job?

Tip #31 - How to produce the greenest hang tags?

Tip #32 - Is Tree Free Hemp Paper still available?

Tip #33 -Do I have a Green Marketing Give Away for Trade Shows?

Tip #34 -What should we look for in buying copier paper?

Tip #35 - Is Direct mail dead?

Tip #36 - Is Free Tree Bamboo Good for Printing Books?

Tip #37 - What are the best paper calculators available online?

Tip #38 - Can Hip-Hop "GO GREEN"?

Tip #39 - Do I have any new green printing ideas for you?

Tip #40 - How to green up your banners?

Tip #41 - Special tip for Earth Day!

Tip #42 - How to green your wedding with eco-friendly invitations?

Tip #43 - Are there any eco-friendly labels?

Tip #44 - What are the most important points of green printing?

Tip #45 - How to avoid greenwashing?

Tip #46 - Saving money on eco-friendly printing

Tip #47 - Does green printing cost a lot of money?

Tip #48 - What is new in the Tree free Paper markets?

Tip #49 - When do you print offset instead of digital?

Tip #50 - How we can we help your designer think Green on your next print job?

For more information please visit Greg Barber Company's website -

You're also welcome to check our Green Printing Tools and Resources page -

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