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At Phoenix Media we care deeply about the environment. We ride our bikes and take public transportation as much as possible. We reduce, reuse and recycle whenever we can. That is why we strive to make our products environmentally friendly, by printing on FSC® certified stocks, using soy based inks and making sure all of our materials are biodegradable. Being a sustainable eco-friendly printing company means more than just caring about the environment. It is about going the extra mile for our earth.


About Soy based inks

Soy ink logoSoy based inks are a more environmentally friendly alternative to using petroleum based inks. They are made from non-toxic oils extracted from soy beans and combined with pigments, resins and waxes to produce a color that is simultaneously brighter and more easily biodegradable than the older petroleum based inks. By using soy-based inks, you are supporting a local (U.S.) crop that creates less pollution for the environment and is a “safe, sustainable and renewable resource”.

About Water-based Aqueous Coating

Aqueous coating is a protective finish that is more environmentally friendly than UV coating and exceeds the quality of varnish. It is a fast-drying, water-based, protective coating which is applied while the paper stock is on press to achieve a smooth, glossy finish. This water-based coating dries quickly and is resistant to smudges and fingerprints. In addition, aqueous coated materials work well with ink-jet printing for direct mailers.

eco friendly printing portland

  At Phoenix Media we are proud to be the best EcoFriendly Printing company in Portland Oregon. All of our digitral printing materials are custom printed on FSC Certified stock. Available as well, are our recycled paper with assorted amounts of recycle/post consumer products. For more information on our enviromentally printing services please click here, for more info.