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Books by indes.net members...
Going well past the few "helpfull tips" and quickly outdated list of vendors most books on packaging and print have stopped at - these ground-breaking works are the first to dive deep into the questions "Why do we do what we do?" and "How can we create real and far reaching change?" — helping readers learn to stay ahead of the curve (and their competition).


Packaging Sustainability:
Tools, Systems and Strategies for Innovative Package Design

How to take the lead with sustainable packaging design solutions

With initiatives like the Walmart Scorecard in the U.S. and the E.U.'s Packaging Directive, delivering sustainable packaging is now an integral part of today's global competitive market. Written by practitioners from a wide variety of fields, here is a comprehensive, single source of actionable information that enables everyone involved in the design and development process to make smart, informed decisions, opening new possibilities for creating truly innovative solutions.

Read more... PackagingSustainability.info


Sustainable Graphic Design:
Tools, Systems and Strategies for Innovative Print Design

A single-source guide to developing sustainable graphic and print design solutions

Graphics and print design are frequently thought of as activities that yield purely decorative results. Their tangible effects are often ignored — despite the fact that graphics and print design can be responsible for leveling a forest to produce a barely glanced at catalog or mail piece. By viewing graphic design as a holistic process, and by exploring eco-friendly materials and production techniques, designers can create a more sustainable system of graphic and print design. With information on materials and processes as well as case studies, this is a forward-looking toolkit for design professionals who want to take a more sustainable approach to their work.

Read more... SustainableGraphicDesign.info


Articles by indes.net members...

Consumers - The best force for change.
By Wendy Jedlicka, CPP / Jedlicka Design, Ltd.
First appeared in the Twin Cities Green Guide, 2000

Eco-packaging for Fun and Profit
Positive Consumer Perception - Leveraging Green Opportunities for renewable, non-wood packaging as part of a sustainable consumer market.
By Wendy Jedlicka, CPP / Jedlicka Design, Ltd.

Greenwashing: A Dirty Job
By Wendy Jedlicka, CPP / Jedlicka Design, Ltd.
Brandchannel.com, February 4, 2008.

It ain't easy bein' green
Sustainable design and market greening - empowering the designer as agent for positive change.
By Wendy Jedlicka, CPP / Jedlicka Design, Ltd.

Ripples in the pond: Little ideas that make big waves
By indes.net Members and Readers

Starting a Packaging Project - Tips for Non-Packaging Designers
By Wendy Jedlicka, CPP / Jedlicka Design, Ltd.

Sustainable Packaging and Design - Designasours seek the "Happy List"
By Wendy Jedlicka, CPP / Jedlicka Design, Ltd.
First appeared December 2006 on o2.org newsgroup.
Second appearance WorldChanging.org
http://www.worldchanging.com/archives//005634.html

Sustainability Update - Package Design Magazine
By Wendy Jedlicka, CPP / Jedlicka Design, Ltd.
with members of o2.org, indes.net, Package Design Magazine staff, and fellow eco-practitioners.

December 2008 / Sustainable Packaging Issue and Webinar
This issue of Package Design Magazine takes a close look at the state of packaging and business in both a changing market and economy. This issue, explores how designers, vendors, and clients can not only endure in a down economy, but take advantage of new opportunities to best position themselves for the long-haul.

Special Sustainability Issue (Links coming soon...)
Understanding True Costs / By Wendy Jedlicka, CPP
Striking it Green in a Blue Economy / By Don Carli
Show and Tell Transparency / By Arlene Birt
The Designers Accord / By Wendy Jedlicka, CPP
Finding Great Printers / By Wendy Jedlicka, CPP
Supply Chains and the New World Order / By Wendy Jedlicka, CPP
ISO 14001 / By Mariann Zanardo CHMM, CPEA
Parting the Fog / By Wendy Jedlicka, CPP
Lessons from the Canadian Approach / By Garth Hickle
It’s What’s Inside that Counts / By Wendy Jedlicka, CPP
Where Do I Start? / By Wendy Jedlicka, CPP

November 2008 / No Remorse and No Apologies / By Wendy Jedlicka, CPP
September 2008 / CASE STUDY: TOSCA, Reusable Containers / By Tom Sandberg and Wendy Jedlicka, CPP
July/August 2008 / Delving Deeper / By
Wendy Jedlicka, CPP
June 2008 / CASE STUDY: Leading by Example at General Converting / By John Barry
April 2008 / Common Sense Sustainability / By Dennis Salazar
March 2008 / Marketing Guidelines? What Guidelines? / By Wendy Jedlicka, CPP
January/February 2008 / Sustainable Webinar Stimulates Healthy Dialogue / By Ron Romanik

December 2007 / Sustainable Packaging Issue and Webinar
This issue of Package Design Magazine takes a close look at what "sustainable packaging" means to designers, printers, manufacturers, and consumers. The entire issue, explores how designers can use it to their benefit, and highlight innovative case studies, forward-thinking designers, and real world examples of companies taking a leading role.

December 2007 / Special Sustainability Issue
"One Small Step..." / By Wendy Jedlicka, CPP
The Road to Sustainability / By Curt McNamara
Permaculture Principles / By Daniel Halsey
The Zone of Acceptability / By Christina M. Manning and Elise L. Amel
Nature as Model, Measure, and Mentor / By Timothy McGee
Toward an Eco-Label / By Jeremy Faludi
What's in a Policy? / By Garth T. Hickle
Going the Extra Mile / By Kim Price
The Future of "Made in China" / By Pamela J. Smith
So, Then, Really... What IS Sustainability? / By Wendy Jedlicka, CPP

Case Studies
Encouraging Consumer Choice / By Arlene Birt and Fred Haberman
Distant Village / By Richard Cohen
Lock n' Pop / By Rosanna Cavanaugh
Low-VOC Inks / By Dion Zuess

November 2007 / CASE STUDY: From Loose Fill to Solid Solution / By Sharell Benson
September 2007 / 'Getting It' Right / By Wendy Jedlicka and Philip White
July/August 2007 / Paper or Plastic? NEITHER! / By Wendy Jedlicka, CP
June 2007 / CASE STUDY: Sustainability Is Not Always About What It Ist / By Kim Price
May 2007 / What Are They THINKING? / By Dr. Elise L. Amel and Dr. Christie M. Manning
April 2007 / One Path to Creating Sustainable Markets / By Wendy Jedlicka, CPP
March 2007 / Biodegradability: Packaging That 'Goes Away'?! / By Eric Brody and Wendy Jedlicka, CPP
January/February 2007 / CASE STUDY: Tazo Tea's Sustainable Goals / By Steve Sandstrom

Nov/Dec 2006 / Sustainability by Design
This supplement to Package Design Magazine takes a close look at what "sustainable packaging" means to designers, printers, manufacturers, and consumers. The 17+ pages of editorial cover the importance of this movement, explore how designers can use it to their benefit, and highlight innovative case studies, forward-thinking designers, and real world examples of companies taking a leading role.
Green is Dead: A Designer's Perspective / By Wendy Jedlicka, CPP
(first appeared in indes.net e-publishing. May 2005)
Design:Green—Green Means GO! / By Wendy Jedlicka, CPP and Jacquelyn Ottman
Sustainable Packaging in the European Union / By Garth T. Hickle
Getting on the Path to Sustainable Innovation / By Curt McNamara
An Unpacking Sustainable Journey / By Terry Gips
The Sustainability Business Case / By Wendy Jedlicka, CPP
The Second Sustainable Packaging Forum / By Ron Romanik
Wal-Mart's Sustainability Scorecard / By Ron Romanik

Case Studies
Celery Design Lives the Green Message / By Brian Dougherty
E-Commerce: The Paper Mill Store / By Carrie Chase
Powerful Ideas from the JPP Corporation / By Wendy Jedlicka, CPP and Tim Cattrysse
Sustainable Packaging Coalition Studies

Resources
Sustainable Resource Guide / Compiled by Dan Imhoff and Wendy Jedlicka, CPP

Sustainable Packaging Update
September 2006 / Weighing in on Sustainability / By Curt McNamara, P.E.
July/August 2006 / Sustainable Power Now Comes from Knowledge / By Wendy Jedlicka, CPP
June 2006 / The Times They Are a-Changin' / By Wendy Jedlicka, CPP
May 2006 / Sustainable Packaging Learns a Great Deal From Child's Play / by Wendy Jedlicka, CPP and Fran Kurk
April 2006 / With Packaging, Define the Solution...and the Problem Takes Care of Itself / By Wendy Jedlicka, CPP
March 2006 / Microsoft's Sustainability Emerges from the Ground Up / By Ron Romanik


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