Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland

Printing and publishing

Printing and publishing sector guidance

This guidance is for businesses that:

  • print text or images on various substrates, eg digital printing, offset lithography, flexography, gravure printing, letterpress, and screen printing
  • carry out imaging operations, eg film exposure and development, typesetting, paste up, and proofing
  • publish materials and electronic resources, eg producing, editing and copyrighting intellectual property, creating proofs, and producing marketing materials
  • finish published materials, eg book binding, cutting and trimming, folding, pasting, adhesive binding, laminating, mounting, and punching.
  • Air pollution
  • Carbon reduction and efficiency
  • Emergency response
  • Environmental management
  • Land
  • Materials and equipment
  • Nuisances
  • Permits and licences
  • Trade associations and BSOs
  • Transport
  • Waste
  • Water

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