Category Archives: Blog

Proof That Digital Media Will Never Replace Paper

I don't even know how to comment on this...the video pretty much says it all.

Human Brains Prefer Paper Over Digital Screens

A recent study from Scientific American came concluded that comprehension is higher when people read text printed on paper vs. digital medium such as computer, iPad or e-book. Human brains are more receptive to text on paper and we experience less fatigue and eye strain from...

Burning Less Cash Means Burning Less Carbon

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, Sept. 19, 2013 (PPI Magazine) - Boise has launched two initiatives to improve its logistics operations and environmental performance. The Carload Direct Initiative is shifting product transport to rail, and the Three-Tier Pallet Initiative is increasing railcar utilization. Both initiatives have resulted in...

Using More Paper Can Actually Grow More Trees

SOURCE: Go Paper Grow Trees | International Paper

It's a concept that is in deep conflict with our long held belief that using paper destroys trees. As children we were taught to conserve paper and always recycle so we can save the trees and it has become so ingrained into our consciousness that as adults you often hear co-workers say things like "how many trees are you gonna kill printing out that report".

But what if I told you that using more paper can actually lead to more trees instead of less trees what would you think? It's actually quite fundamental and makes sense when you stop and think about it. Checkout this video and see for yourself.

Concept of Smart Publications

It takes a lot of work to design a newsletter, annual report, catalog, or brief. You can spend days or weeks gathering images and content and working the publication into its final form. Once we receive your final file, proof it and print it, you...

Employee Bios Coming Soon

In the coming weeks, we are going to be sharing with you the stories of the people who make up Community Printers. There are 31 of us. Our backgrounds and skills are diverse. We come from many walks of life. We all share a passion...

Trees for the Future

Since 2004, Community Printers has partnered with Trees for the Future to restore trees in countries where damage from harmful human activities and extreme climate changes have devastated habitats and have contributed to the Global Warming crisis. Restoring tree cover to barren lands...

Think Local

Community Printers is proud to be a part of Think Local First of Santa Cruz County. Buying from locally owned and independent businesses benefits the local economy. There are 5,000 printers in California and 50,000 in the U.S..  As a result of the...