PCW Recycled Substrates for HP Indigo Sheetfed Presses


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Monadnock Paper Mills, Inc—Bennington, NH—has announced a new line of Astrolite PC-100 fine recycled printing papers. The PC-100 line is RIT / HP Indigo 3-Star Certified Media made with 100% post-consumer waste (PCW), recycled fiber.

All of Monadnock’s fine printing papers are Forest Stewardship Council certified—FSC® C0018866—ensuring responsible use of forest resources. They are manufactured carbon neutral with 100% Green-e certified, renewable electricity. The paper is recyclable in the curb-side, mix-paper / recycle bin.

The line includes uncoated & coated options and is available in weights ranging from 80 lb. text to 130 lb. double-thick cover. Astrolite PC 100 Velvet C2S—with a universal coating optimized for HP Indigo (LEP), dry toner (EP) and offset lithography presses—is available in weights ranging from 80 lb. text to 150 lb. cover. This single ply 150 lb. cover is unique to the industry. Grades are available in a full range of sizes including 12x18” to 29.5x20.75”.

Astrolite PC 100 is available now, and is distributed throughout the US & Canada. For more information go to www.mpm.com


Sustainable Printing Goes Far Beyond Using FSC Certified or Recycled Paper
This informative paper on deinking: demand, principles, problems and solutions also explains why printing technologies are not all equally compatible with paper recycling systems; and why just a small fraction of printed material in the paper can cause difficulties.
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