Sustainability

We're ushering in a new, environmentally conscious era for the print industry.

Choose eco-friendly printing practices.

Deeply committed to the advancement of industry-based green initiatives, our eco-friendly practices and ongoing efforts to reduce waste aim to minimize our impact on the environment and take care of the communities where we live and work. Discover how we're working towards sustainability below.

Our Pillars of Sustainability

Planet

We believe our planet is not just our home; it's our legacy—and as a business, it's our duty to enhance sustainability with innovative technologies, taking significant steps toward a greener earth.

Paper

We minimize our ecological footprint by using eco-friendly methods and materials. Through responsible practices, we reduce waste, recycle diligently, and promote a more sustainable paper industry.

Partnerships

We collaborate with like-minded partners dedicated to sustainability. Together, we work to improve our industry, setting new standards for environmental stewardship and paving the way for a greener future.

" Sustainability and social responsibility are deeply ingrained in our culture at WCD. Through education and responsible action, we are committed to caring for the communities where we live and work."


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Print & Replant Program

In partnership with PrintReleaf, WCD is taking a more sustainable approach to printing. Together, we're transforming every print job into an opportunity for environmental rejuvenation. Our collaboration ensures that with every page you print, you can contribute to reforestation efforts—both here in Canada and beyond.

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Recycling & Waste Management

Working with Cascades Recovery, we run a robust recycling and waste management program. On average, we divert 70-90 percent of materials from the landfill, and generate more than a 40 percent reduction in waste.

To date, our Recovery PLUS® Program has saved:

10,221

Bathtubs full of water

262

Cubic yards from the landfill

1,124

Mature trees

Partners in Preservation

Environmentally Friendly Printing

Safe Materials

Explore signage solutions and 3M graphic films that are GREENGUARD Gold Certified, meeting standards for low emissions of VOCs. This includes non-pvc films, FSC Certified papers, and bio-based materials that are manufactured with 58% less solvent and no added chlorine or halogens.

Green Roof

Green Roof

Purpose-built to provide an eco-friendly and enjoyable space for our staff and the neighbouring community, our head office features three green roofs that reduce the urban heat island effect, capture CO2 and produce oxygen, and absorb noise pollution from nearby roadways.

WCD Head Office

Sustainable Design

Designed with sustainable solutions from the ground up,ur production facilities feature high-efficiency toliets, motion-censored taps, eco-friendly paint, LED lighting, high-efficiency windows with thermal glazing, and elevators that are efficiently powered by bio-fuel.

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