Winners of SustainPrint Leadership Awards Announced
The second annual SustainPrint Leadership Awards have been announced, recognizing magazine and book publishers for their outstanding achievements in environmental sustainability. Every Day with Rachael Ray and Nickelodeon Magazine are the 2008 winners in the magazine categories. The awards are presented by Publishing Executive and Book Business magazines and SustainPrint.com—which provides information on environmental sustainability in printing and publishing.
The awards will be presented on Monday evening at an awards reception during the Publishing Business Conference & Expo at the New York Marriott Marquis (http://www.PublishingBusiness.com).
Every Day With Rachael Ray and Nickelodeon Magazine both earned their awards in the “Newcomer of the Year” category for magazine publishers.
Beginning with its November 2007 issue, Every Day With Rachael Ray, published by Reader’s Digest Association, began to print its more than 2.5 million copies on paper with 85-percent recycled fiber from post-printed waste—10 percent of which is guaranteed post-consumer waste. The impact of these changes will save 115,000 trees in one year. The paper is also processed chlorine free to prevent the harmful release of dioxins and toxins into the environment.
The Nickelodeon Magazine Group in 2007 announced a new policy outlining environmentally sustainable objectives for its two major titles: Nickelodeon Magazine and Nick Jr. Magazine. Nickelodeon Magazine is the group’s first title to fully meet these objectives, as it is now printed on 100-percent recycled paper, 80 percent of which comes from post-consumer waste. The paper is FSC-certified and processed chlorine free.
Scholastic Inc. and Chelsea Green earned this year’s SustainPrint Leadership Awards among book publishers.