| RECYCLE INFORMATION:
Recyclability of an Admore® folder and the waste it generates in the manufacturing process depends on the paper and graphic enhancements you choose. So choose wisely grasshopper! Please note that recycling services do vary by region.
Best Eco-Friendly Folder Choice for Recycling
Paper is a renewable product that is biodegradable (without lamination). Lighter colored stocks are preferred for recycling because dark, heavily dyed or printed papers are too difficult to de-ink. In choosing a paper with recycled fiber content, you are diverting waste from landfills and are helping to expand the recycling market.
Off-set Printing Inks
There are 3 general areas of concern which relate to the composition and environmental impact of printing inks: amount of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), renwable resources and heavy metals.
Digital Printing Inks
Unlike most liquid toner inks, our dry toner four color process digital inks are de-inkable and suitable for recycling. According to the manufacturer, the press also has a smaller environmental footprint than other comparable digital presses with lower power consumption, no ozone or VOCs, no exit exhaust and no additional HVAC or chiller. The consumable toner bottles, toner cartridges, imaging units, developer and drums are all recycled back to the manufacturer through their Clean Planet Program.
The ability to recycle UV paper products can vary from state to state.
Paper products selectively decorated with foil are recyclable. Foil "imprint" type applications can be recycled. Embossing has no effect on a sheets ability to be recycled.
PDF is the eco-friendly proofing option. Best choice overall if the customer does not need to see critical color.
The boxes we ship products in are made from recycled material and have a recycled logo on them. We use "void fill" made from 100% recycled kraft paper as a packing material. Both can be recycled.