Our Environmental Policy
Environmental considerations are key in the Newman Thomson conscience, that’s why we’re both FSC® and ISO 14001 certified. Responsible and environmentally friendly printing is part of our ethos. Using vegetable-based inks and recycling nearly 100% of our paper waste means your clients can be confident that their print isn’t harming the planet.
What We Do?
In 2009 Newman Thomson Ltd proudly achieved our FSC® (Forestry Stewardship Council) certification. FSC® is dedicated to promoting responsible management of the world’s forests.
The Forestry Stewardship Council’s logo is used by companies and products to indicate that they have been produced and operate according to the FSC® criteria of responsible forestry management, using resources from fairly managed sources. Newman Thomson has earned a right to use this logo on its printed products through a focussed drive to use responsibly sourced FSC® paper stocks and chain of custody directives. FSC® certified print from Newman Thomson means that you can be confident that you are helping to protect the welfare of the world’s forests. See www.fsc.org for further information.
You can view our FSC® information by clicking here.
This international standard formally acknowledges Newman Thomson’s dedication to implement and continually improve our environmental management system. The standard dictates that Newman Thomson not only conforms with all environmental laws and regulations but actively works to minimise the environmental impact of all current and future activities and processes, reduce energy use and promote environmentally considerate practices throughout it’s supplier chain. See www.iso.org for further information.
Newman Thomson’s mission is to minimise the paper waste arising from our printing processes. Working closely with J&G Environmental, Newman Thomson recycles nearly 100% of it’s paper waste and 100% of it’s metal waste. We also recycle all our packaging, our digital photosensitive drums, blanket cylinders, ink containers and cartridges. We even go so far as to have the crates and pallets on which our supplies are delivered recycled by a not-for-profit organisation which turns them into wood chippings for use in children’s playgrounds.
At Newman Thomson we want to go even further than offering a product which adheres to the highest demands of accrediting bodies. We also offer an extensive range of 50% recycled, 80% recycled and 100% recycled paper stocks. Just ask us what we can do for you, you’ll be surprised at how competitive we can keep our eco-friendly print media services.
July 2019 saw us make the move to chemical free plate making using Kodak’s Sonora X system.
You can read more about this, and the benefits it brings in our blog here.