DDI has initiated and ongoing
program to reduce
our corporate carbon footprint for a heathier
environment and work place.
- All conference
rooms and rest rooms have motion sensor lights which turn on
when someone enters the room and turns the lights off 5 minutes
after they leave.
- Blue recycling
baskets are in place for waste paper.
- All office
equipment is Energy Star rated and go to energy saving mode
after 5 minutes of inactivity.
- Air conditioning
(summer) and heat (winter) are turned off on weekends to save
electricity and fuel consumption.
- Our employees
are encouraged to carpool and conserve wherever possible.
- 86.3% of
all employees are paid via direct deposit— no checks,
no trips to the bank.
all fluorescent lights to High Performance Low Wattage T-8 fixtures
as defined by CEE (Consortium of Energy Efficiency).
Distributors, Inc. is an active participant in PowerPay! The
New York Energy Saving Program.Through careful planning and
recycling we are doing our part to help.
- By supplying
our customers with Virtual proofing (PDFs), we save trees, ink
and fuel to deliver them.
- By reconditioning
and reusing printing blankets, we help save energy by not needing
to buy newly manufactured blankets.
and blending of any leftover inks from press fountains helps
to reduce waste going to landfills.
- Using only
vegetable based inks on our sheet-fed and jet presses reduces
our dependence on petroleum based products for printing.
- Our continuous
form presses use vegetable based inks on 65% of their runs.
- By mixing
our own ink we reduce waste and the fuel to have them delivered.
- Our Solvent
recovery system limits the disposal of spent pressroom chemicals
and the need to ship them to a recycling plant, thus reducing
fuel and electric usage.
- Our re-use
of waste paper for setup of next print job, saves trees and
- We recycle
all wood pallets, plastics and scrap paper.
- All cleaning
solvents are biodegradable.
member of the Sustainable Green Printing Partnership.
is always looking to the future, presently we are looking into
the following GREEN TECHNOLOGIES:
- Roof mounted Solar
- Wind Turbine Power
- More energy efficient
- Energy Star heating
and air conditioning systems
- Looking to purchase
a clean emissions natural gas fuel truck for our local pick-ups
- Quarterly meetings
of Continuous Improvement Team keep us
moving toward a lower impact on the environment.
YOU CAN HELP
for alternatives like powders, spray bottles and liquids.
The propellant in aerosols is harmful to the environment.
- Plant a
Call your town and see if they have a tree planting program
you can contribute to.
Check their websites to see if they have a Green Initiative
and support them by purchasing those products.
- Turn off
When you leave a room turn off the light switch, TV, radio,
even your computer.
Don’t forget that when you are not charging something
unplug the charger from the wall, it still uses electricity
when not charging.
to Save our Forests.
is a Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certified company.
mark of responsible forestry.
“We do not inherit
the Earth from our Ancestors,
we borrow it from our Children.”