eco-design

Great Resources with Tips on Practicing eco-friendly Design

A great list from The Society of Graphic Designers of Canada (GDC)

101 Things Designers Can Do To Save the Earth
This web site and the workshop that inspired it were created by the School of Visual Concepts, Seattle, in cooperation with AIGA Seattle and Aquent.

AIGA Centre for Sustainable Design

Conservatree

Corporate Knights Magazine Canadian Magazine for responsible business, includes links to other resources on corporate social responsibility

Design Can Change
Design Can Change works on the simple belief that our industry can make a positive change by working together. Use this resource as a starting point to help bring our community together to encourage sustainable practices.

Envrionment Canada’s Green Meeting Guide Minimize negative effects of meetings and conferences.
Greening of Conferences and Large Meetings: from Foreign Affairs & International Trade Canada
Also see: Green Meetings

Forest Stewardship Council List of FSC Certified printers in Canada.

International Institute for Sustainable Development championing sustainable development around the world through innovation, partnerships, research and communications.

Institute for Sustainable Communications: an entrepreneurial organization committed to educating and training the next generation of business leaders needed to grow innovative, sustainable enterprises that create jobs, foster environmental restoration and improve the quality of life in communities they touch.

Markets Initiative works with Canadian companies to conserve ancient and endangered forests by shifting their demand, and supply, of paper products to environmentally sound options.

O2 International Network for Sustainable Design

Renourish: Nutrients for the Graphic Design Community – A resource for the graphic design industry. Renourish is helping to start the conversation on green graphic design by providing definitions, tips, and links to sustainable resources designers can use to make their work a little greener. It exists to provide the graphic designer and their clients a host of resources to practice more sustainably in their craft.

The Sustainability Report: The issues and trends shaping Canada’s health, economy and environment.

Waterless Printing Association

Don’t forget to check out The Society of Graphic Designers of Canada (GDC)

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