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Broudy receives Renewable Energy Certificate for 2012

In satisfaction of 2012 purchases, this certificate verifies that wind generated electricity in the amount of 500 MWh was produced and delivered to the electric grids of the United States and further warrants that the Renewable Electricity Attributes to the extent such attributes exist or arise from and for such wind generated electricity have been or will be permanently retired on behalf of Broudy Printing Inc.
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Broudy becomes EPA Green Power Partner

December 1, 2011adminEnvironmental News

PITTSBURGH, PA – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Pittsburgh’s Broudy Printing as an EPA Green Power Partner for its purchase of renewable energy. Every year Broudy Printing purchases more than 500,000 kilowatt hours (kWh) of green power, representing 100 percent of the company’s annual purchased electricity use. Broudy Printing is purchasing Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) in the form of wind power from Community Energy, a leading national green power provider that is building the market for clean and renewable sources of energy.

By purchasing green power, Broudy Printing qualifies for EPA’s Green Power Partnership, a national voluntary program that works with organizations to purchase green power as a way to reduce the environmental impacts associated with electricity use.

“Green power” is defined as electricity that is generated from environmentally preferable resources, such as solar, wind, geothermal, biogas, biomass, and low-impact hydro sources. Such resources generate electricity with zero anthropogenic (caused by humans) carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and have a superior environmental profile to conventional power generation. Green power purchases help support the development of new renewable energy capacity nationwide.

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Pittsburgh Printer Moves to 100% Wind Energy

PITTSBURGH, PA – Broudy Printing Inc., an environmentally friendly printing and graphic communications company serving the Pittsburgh area, has entered an agreement with Community Energy to purchase wind energy and ‘green up’ 100% of its conventional electricity consumption with this clean, renewable energy.

Purchased as Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs), the wind energy is certified by the Center for Resource Solutions’ Green-e renewable energy certification program. These RECs indirectly offset 355,000 pounds of carbon dioxide emissions from conventional electricity production processes that use nonrenewable fuel sources. The environmental benefit compares to not driving 387,511 miles in an automobile (139 drives between Los Angeles and New York), or planting 48 acres of trees.

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Broudy implements Solvent Recycling system

PITTSBURGH, PA – Broudy Printing Inc., an environmentally friendly printing and graphic communications company serving the Pittsburgh area, has taken another step towards protecting the environment.  Broudy has added a Solvent Recycling system to recycled all of the solvents used in the Printing process. Broudy implemented the Resolv-r 2® Solvent Recycler 90DIGIT from NexGen Enviro Systems.

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Broudy achieves FSC® Certification

We have always known that our environment is something to be treasured and preserved. As printers, we have felt a growing responsibility to care for our environment. Our customers have expressed their concern for the environment, looking for a method to show their customers a responsiveness to the need for conservation. To address this concern Broudy has earned the FSC® certification.

FSC® certified printed projects are run using papers that are independently certified to meet Forest Stewardship Council™ standards and produced by certified printing companies. The standards FSC® sets are to ensure the wood and pulp used in the production process are grown, harvested and manufactured to high environmental standards. All parts of the manufacturing process are audited to ensure adherence to these standards. If all of the standards are met, the projects can be considered FSC® certified and can bear the FSC label.

FSC® projects are produced in a tightly controlled system. Each part of the manufacturing process, from the forest through the printing company, is certified by independent certifying agencies. The FSC® label is a guarantee materials used in production come from from well-managed forests and/or other responsible sources.

About Broudy Printing Inc.

For 50 years, Pittsburgh-based, Broudy Printing, has been a one-stop shop for printing, mailing, direct mail, marketing collateral, variable data printing and more.

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