Live Green, Print Green

Here at Copans Printing & Graphics, we are dedicated to continually integrate environmental awareness into our everyday practices. We have a responsibility to be a part of the solution to the many environmental challenges we all face.
When you work with us, you can rest assured knowing we are working to minimize our environmental footprint while maximizing your marketing impact by:
  • Investing in state-of-the art equipment to minimize waste and streamline operations in the printing process.
  • Offering recycled paper and green alternative products, which we use as house stock.
  • Using vegetable-based inks for our offset printing with low Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC).
  • Minimizing chemical use in the platemaking and printing processes.
  • Shredding and recycling on site with the help of our partner Shred Trust.
  • Supporting the green movement by partnering with organizations that promote the transition to a green economy, such as Presstek and Cougar Digital.

Did you know?
  • The paper industry plants more trees than it harvests.
  • Paper is a completely renewable resource.

Recycled Paper Paper has unique environmental features. It is highly recyclable and comes from a renewable resource. To learn more on the true story behind the environmental value of paper and print, visit
Presstek’s Chemistry-free Anthem Pro thermal CTP plates Presstek’s Chemistry-free Anthem Pro thermal CTP plates offer true chemistry-free platemaking by eliminating chemical developing, baking and gumming steps. The plates only require a simple rinse with water and they are ready for printing. After use they are either archived or recycled using one of our metal scrap partners. For more information, visit
The Inks we use, ...

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