HOOKSETT, N.H. (October 13, 2021)—Polaris Direct, a high-volume direct marketing services and printing company based in Hooksett, NH, today announced that it has been certified by Sustainable Green Printing (SGP) Partnership, a non-profit organization that certifies printing facilities’ sustainability best practices, including and beyond regulatory compliance. SGP advocates best practices and innovation among print community stakeholders, aligning the printing industry and its customers in the pursuit of a more accountable sustainable supply chain. SGP’s multi-attribute certification is unique in the printing industry as it takes into account the entire print facility, its process, product and social areas. Certification by SGP elevates Polaris Direct into an elite group of top sustainable printers recognized by both print buyers and the printing industry.
“We are proud to be SGP certified as it further affirms our commitment to sustainability,” said Judith Maloy, Polaris Direct CEO and Director. “As a company that specializes in print production for direct mail, it is important to us that we are doing business in a way that is respectful to our environment.”
About Sustainable Green Printing Partnership
Sustainable Green Printing (SGP) Partnership is the leading non-profit accreditation organization promoting sustainability in all printing processes throughout the United States and Canada. SGP advocates best practices and innovation through a multi-attribute, publicly vetted third party certification that encourages reduction of environmental impact while increasing social responsibility. Based on a 2014 study of SGP certified printers, SGP printers on average: eliminate 80 tons of landfill waste, reduce energy usage by 370 kWh, lower greenhouse gas emissions by 2.5 tons, and increase solvent recycling by more than 75%.