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  • How to Recycle Screen Printing Film Positives
    June 14, 2017 Kaitlyn Ingram

    How To Recycle Screen Printing Film Positives

    As you probably know, we’re pretty passionate about eco-friendly screen printing here at Ryonet. So passionate that recently we launched a sister business, Allmade, to provide you with a better choice in blank t-shirts. We’ve blogged pretty extensively about environmentally-safe practices you can employ to reduce your impact. But one topic we haven’t spent much […]

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  • Plastisol Ink vs. Water Based Ink: What’s Different?
    May 15, 2017 Kaitlyn Ingram

    Plastisol Ink vs. Water Based Ink: What’s Different?

    So, what is the deal with plastisol versus water based ink? Ink is one of the most used products when you are screen printing. For a long time plastisol inks were the most common choice since water based inks were more difficult to use. Plastisol served printers well and created some rad designs. But this […]

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  • May 3, 2017 Ryonet Collaborator

    Disposing of Hazardous Screen Print Shop Waste

    The screen printing process, by definition, creates waste, particularly in the form of inks and the chemicals used to clean them off screens and tools. Some of this waste is hazardous. As awareness of environmental and safety concerns continue to grow, so does the importance of having a plan for properly disposing of it. This […]

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  • May 1, 2017 Kaitlyn Ingram

    Simplify Your Recycle and Reorder Process With One Small Change

    Hey Screen Printers, we’ve got another green screen printing tip for you! This video is all about helping you make your shop a little more Earth-friendly. All you need is one bin to simplify your recycling and reordering processes. Recycle: Chuck Your Used Containers in a Single Bin In the United States, almost 75% of […]

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  • April 24, 2017 Kaitlyn Ingram

    Turning Lemons into Lemonade: How to Reuse Misprints

    Mistakes happen. Even the best of us occasionally produces a misprint or two. But there is a way to turn those proverbial “lemons” into lemonade. Reuse those rejects to save money, and help the environment. Green screen printing practices are a cornerstone of Ryonet’s philosophy and business strategy.  They’re important to us, and they’re important […]

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  • Green Chemicals
    December 6, 2016 Ryonet Collaborator

    How I Went Green

    To me, some things are more important than making the absolute most amount of money I can make every day. Issues like producing high quality and protecting my employees from contaminants that cause health issues are higher priorities for me than squeezing out every penny. When you walk into a lot of print shops, they’re […]

     

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