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GLRPPR Sector Resource: ISTC Case Study: Sustainability Certification Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP): GFX International

Title:
ISTC Case Study: Sustainability Certification Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP): GFX International

Abstract:
GFX Printing, located in Grayslake, IL, produces large format graphics printed on a variety of media. GFX earned initial SGP certification in 2010 and was re-certified in 2012 and 2014. Since attaining their certification, GFX has reduced waste to landfill by setting reduction goals and evaluating waste streams for further reduction and recycling. They also reduced emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOC), hazardous air pollutants (HAP), and carbon dioxide. From 2008-2013, they reduced their landfill waste by 42%, hazardous waste by 32.7%, VOC emissions by 35%, and HAP emissions by 100%.

URL:
http://hdl.handle.net/2142/94836

Source:
Illinois Sustainable Technology Center via IDEALS

Resource Type:
Case study/success story

Date of Publication:
December 2016

Associated Sectors:

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