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ENVIRONMENTALLY

FRIENDLY PRINTING

environmental friendly printing

At PPL we are very aware of the

impact we can have on the

environment, and strive to be as

environmentally friendly as possible

in all aspects of our operation

which we constantly monitor.

With this in mind our policy is

to ensure that

- PPL is committed to continuous

  environmental performance

- We recycle 90% of the waste

  including paper, cardboard and

  aluminium plates

- Most of our paper used comes from FSC certified sources

- We follow our waste minimalism programme

- We advise and encourage our suppliers and customers

  to work with us on all matters involving responsible

  environmental practices

- PPL complies with environmental regulation

  to prevent pollution and improve

  performance in these key areas

Apart from complying with all applicable legal requirements including control

over pollution, we constantly monitor the improvement of the latest technology in

the industry that allows us to reduce our impact on the environment.


With our responsible approach in the use of resources to contribute in keeping

a clean and green working environment, all our clients can rest assured that

PPL always has the environment at the forefront of its operations.

ECOLOGICAL & TECHNICAL CERTIFICATIONS

OF OUR CONSUMABLES

ELEMENTAL CHLORINE FREE
This mark (also known as E.C.F) ensures low content of derivative-organic-chlorine (AOX values less than 0.6kg/tons). It highlights that the pulp used was whitened using ecological process.

HEAVY METAL ABSENCE – CE94/62
This mark certifies product conformity with the CE64/62 concentrations of heavy in packaging Directive defining the maximum concentrations of heavy metal (Cadmium, Chrome, Mercury and lead).

LONG-LIFE-ISO 9706
The long-life mark is based on the ISO 9706 Long-Life Paper Standard which defines the requirements for such papers. It especially envisages a content of wood-pulp or semi-chemical pulp not exceeding 5%, a pH calculated from the water extract between 7.5 and 10 and an alkaline reserve (buffer) higher than 2%.

PH NEUTRAL
The Neutral pH mark indicates the neutral status of the paper, generally determined by the use of so-called acid free production process. The pH is calculated from a water extract of the paper.

WELL MANAGED FOREST
This mark aims to certify the origin of paper-making fibers from integrated and sustainable forestry operations where controlled felling and replanting policies
are enacted.

 

We have recently replaced our computer-to-plate machinery with a NEW CHEMICAL FREE machine to produce chemical free plates.

we have recently installed

SOLAR PANELS

SELECTED SECONDARY FIBERS
This mark certifies the use of recycled (secondary) pulp fibres originating from selected materials to ensure high quality raw material which are free of impurities and mechanically sound.

ECO LABEL
Mark awarded by the European Community (EU) to producers who voluntarily employ verifiable measures that significantly reduce the harmful effects of their processes

and products.

FOREST STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL
Forestry Stewardship Council. FSC-labeled wood products indicate that the wood is harvested from sustainably-managed forests.