DENVER, Colorado, December 21, 2020— Printing Industries of New England (PINE)— a regional trade association focused on providing members with business relationships, expertise and education that ensures the strength and profitability in the graphics, print and digital communications industries—is partnering with PrintReleaf to provide members with a new and innovative alternative on sustainable paper certification for commercial printers and their
Using PrintReleaf, PINE members and their customers have the option to measure their total paper consumption for any print job and ‘releaf’ that total into an equivalent number of trees which are automatically and certifiably planted around the world at reforestation sites of their choice.
“PINE see’s the PrintReleaf initiative to be a user-friendly platform for both Printers and Print Buyers alike in achieving their goals of sustainability. PrintReleaf’s technology literally translates PINE members’ conservation efforts into physical trees and replenished forests and that speaks volumes to the world about how GREEN print really is as a medium of communication ….” said Christine Hagopian, President of PINE.
“We’re delighted to grow our community of printers through the PIA affiliate network by partnering with PINE and their membership companies. We look forward to working together to advance PrintReleaf to commercial print customers in the New England region” added Jordan Darragh, CEO of PrintReleaf.
PINE (Printing Industries of New England) is the only regional trade association for the printing industry serving Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. The mission of PINE is to provide business relationships, expertise and education that ensure the strength and profitability of member companies in the graphics, print, packaging and digital communications industries in its six-state region. To learn more, please visit https://pine.org.
PrintReleaf creates a global sustainability standard by certifiably guaranteeing to releaf the paper consumption of PrintReleaf customers. PrintReleaf is the only technology platform that measures customers’ paper usage and certifiably reforests that usage on an equivalent basis. The patented PrintReleaf technology not only tracks paper consumption, but also monitors PrintReleaf reforestation partners to ensure fulfillment. Market-leading companies with a passion for the environment and a progressive concern for advancing environmental stewardship, together with their customers, rely on PrintReleaf to provide a nexus of partnerships involving forestry, technology, and business. For more information, please