HP making waves in the fight to save the oceans.

HP making waves in the fight to save the oceans.

HP Latex Inks: Health and environmental advantages

York Print Company are a big HP supporter, we have five HP large format printers, including the excellent HP315 Latex, it’s good to see the company taking their environmental duties seriously and getting behind this excellent initiative.

HP the manufacturer that is making a difference and that’s as good a reason as any for us to adopt environmentally friendly inks.

Hp Latex ink is water based and environmentally friendly

Because the ink is Water-based HP Latex Inks offer health and environmental advantages – compared to eco-solvent, solvent, or UV-curable inks – from the work zone to the point-of-display of finished prints and recycling of consumables.

Third-generation HP 831 Latex Inks in the HP Latex 315 Printers include a number of significant innovations that take the benefits of HP Latex Inks to a new level. HP Latex Inks provide outdoor durability and versatility across all common media types used in sign and display applications together with high quality, odorless prints, low maintenance, and the reduced environmental impact of water-based inks.

HP Latex Printing Technologies address environmental and health concerns across a broad range of attributes throughout
the entire life cycle of a print from production to disposal. The water-based formulation of HP Latex Inks fundamentally
provides healthier print production without trading off performance.

Health and environmental performance and certifications
The water-based formulation of HP 831 and HP 881 Latex Inks and HP Latex Optimizer offers a healthier solution that
better meets the health and environmental objectives of both print service providers and their customers.
No special ventilation is required with HP Latex Inks.1
HP Latex Inks have no hazard warning labels, contain no Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAPs),2 are non-flammable and non-combustible,3 and are nickel-free
HP Latex Inks allow print service providers to produce odorless prints for indoor display in sensitive environments such as hospitality and healthcare.
HP Latex Inks have qualified for certifications that demonstrate they meet some of the world’s most rigorous and
comprehensive standards for low chemical emissions into indoor air

Adobe which we also use is making the designs look amazing……….. plus we love turtles and have just got back from a Greek Island where there was a turtle nest don’t the beach we visited.

HP saving oceans

HP has become the official printing partner for the Ocean Decade Exhibition, a global display of creativity that aims to raise awareness of the importance of the ocean and inspire people to conserve it

The company has teamed up with several major global organisations, including The Ocean Agency, UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission and Adobe as part of the wider campaign.

The exhibition is part of the Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development proclaimed by the United Nations, and it kicked off earlier this summer at UNESCO’s Paris-based headquarters. The exhibition includes artwork created by artists from all over the world that seeks to change the image of ocean science and conservation, raise awareness of the importance of the issue, and inspire action.

As part of its role as partner HP will be making use of its water-based inks and HP latex printers to produce the physical artwork, most of which will be made freely available online.