HOW IS PDFL MANUFACTURING GREEN?
PDFL recycles all of its scrap paper from the pressroom on through the finishing bindery, so no paper enters landfills. This
scrap paper is used to manufacture other paper products down the line using industry certified environmentally friendly
PDFL recycles all of its wood pallets from shipments of paper and other products. Excess wood pallets are on a scheduled pick up for
recycling, and are used for various other products such as: Mulch, Shredded die injected pallet making, burning for heat ovens in other
manufacturing facilities, and many others.
PDFL uses an automated, chemistry free CTP plate making process to produce 100% of its pressroom aluminum printing plates. No
chemicals are used and nothing harms the environment in the water system through plate rinsing or finishing with harmful chemicals.
PDFL recycles 100% of its Aluminum printing plates that are used on our presses, and the plates are used to manufacture
other aluminum products.
PDFL uses a water-based aqueous coating that is 100% biodegradable on all products that are printed on coated paper.
PDFL employees also contribute to recycling paper, plastic, and aluminum products through corporate waste/recycling bins throughout the PDFL production facility. All of these products are taken to a local municipality recycling facility.
PDFL distributes and ships all of its finished products in recycled corrugated boxes that are sealed with recycled brown
kraft paper tape.
PDFL uses RYOBI printing presses which are known world wide to reduce make ready times, reduce waste and also uses less electricity
than other printing presses in the industry. Having used other top name printing presses in the past, we have noticed a significant difference
in paper waste, ink waste, and electrical savings using RYOBI presses, which is all good for the environment and keeping costs low,
so we can pass these savings onto you the buying customer with lower prices
PDFL ships all of its products with UPS, who use eco friendly trucks that have no pollution emissions when their trucks sit idle, and their
trucks all carry this certification.
PDFL utilizes “used” hand/shop rags in its pressroom and production facility that are picked up weekly and “turnover clean/wash recycled” from a local supplier who is OHSA certified.
Local customers are encouraged to drop off any unused paper products for recycling FREE of charge at our Ohio