Environmental indicators for graphic services

TitleEnvironmental indicators for graphic services
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication2005
AuthorsViola, P., K. Hermsen, and B. Dunbar
Keywordspaper, University of Waterloo, waste audit, waste management, waste reduction

As part of the University of Waterloo’s environmental initiatives in the State of the Environmental Report, one of the departments that requires waste management audits is Graphics Services. Paper is one of the largest components of waste generated on campus, and since Graphics Services is the largest consumer of paper on campus, there is a need to monitor and reduce waste from this department. This report focuses on three indicators that will be crucial to reducing Graphics Services impacts on the environment. These indicators are reduction in paper consumption, solid waste reduction and increasing recycled content of paper… For full text, please e-mail sustainability@uwaterloo.ca