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2009 Publication of the Year

2009 PNEAC Publication of the Year Awards Announced

PNEAC Publication of the Year Covers
Press Release

The Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center (PNEAC) announces two winners of the Publication of the Year award. The winners are:

    Periodicals/Book/Research Report Category
    Winner: Flexo magazine, Flexographic Technical Association,
    for a 4-edition, year-long series focused on environmentally sustainable printing.
    View the editions: Winter 2008, Spring 2008, Fall 2008, Year End 2008.

    Article/Fact Sheet/Case Study Category
    Winner: Paul Jakubski, Dow Jones & Company
    for the article, "Calculating and Reducing Your Carbon Footprint," published in the June 2008 edition of GATF World.
    Reprinted with permission from the 2008 GATFWorld. Copyright 2008 by the Printing Industries of America/Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (www.gain.net) All rights reserved.

The PNEAC Publication of the Year awards were presented Tuesday, March 17, 2009, at the annual National Environmental, Health and Safety conference in Indianapolis, Indiana.

The PNEAC Publication of the Year Award seeks to honor the best and most significant journal article, fact sheet, report or book on the subject of pollution prevention in the printing industry.

Deb Jacobson, of the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center and Director of PNEAC, said, "PNEAC is extremely pleased to recognize the excellent contributions each of the two winning publications has made to advance the practice of green, sustainable practices within the printing industry. Judges were impressed with how each of the winning publications provided clear, practical guidance for printers seeking to improve environmental performance to meet marketplace, cost and regulatory challenges."

Established in 1995, PNEAC is a unique, highly successful and effective partnership between industry, government and university technical assistance providers serving those who interact with one of the largest manufacturing industries in the United States, North America and the world. The PNEAC mission is to assist regulatory agencies and technical assistance providers by delivering current, reliable environmental compliance and pollution prevention information to printers, publishers and packagers.

Previous Winners

  • 2008 - "Green 101," Labels & Labeling, April/May 2007 - Press Release
  • 2008 - "Shades of Green," Georgia Printer, October 2007 - Press Release
  • 2008 - "Green Converting," Paper, Film & Foil Converter, September 2007 - Press Release
  • 2007 - Gary Jones for the article "Waste Automatic Blanket Wash Causes EPA Troubles" - Press Release

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