Dedicated to Transforming Labels Sustainably
Backed by 200+ years of knowledge and experience, Sun Chemical is committed to supporting the narrow web, tag and label industry achieve its sustainability goals. The industry is especially committed to improving plastic waste, considering that:
- An estimated 12 billion metric tons of plastic waste are expected to be in landfills by 2050
- There could be more plastic than fish (by weight) in the world’s oceans by 2050
As the market transforms to dramatically improve the sustainability of NWTL packaging, Sun Chemical is at the forefront of R&D to propel those eco-initiatives forward. We invite you to download the infographic which explains what is driving sustainability for label packaging and offers some eco-friendly printing tips that will help improve recycling rates.
Our approach to sustainable product development includes risk management and eco-efficiency improvements, as well as a proactive approach in working with suppliers, customers, and industry trade groups to promote best practices.
Using our 5Rs framework (Reuse, Reduce, Renew, Recycle and Redesign) as a guide, Sun Chemical invests significantly in R&D to improve the eco-efficiency and sustainability of packaging that utilizes its inks, coatings and adhesives to support a circular economy.
Sun Chemical has produced a guide – Sustainable Growth – to help you grow your business sustainably and contribute to the circular economy. This ‘how-to’ guide is built around the 5Rs.
By implementing the practices of this guide and choosing to operate more sustainably, your print operation will not only play a vital role in helping to reduce waste and lower global CO2 emissions, it can also cut costs, boost business growth and significantly enhance public perception. We invite you to download the guide to learn more about the 5Rs and see how they can help your business achieve its sustainability goals.