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Environment

Tree Seedling

We are dedicated to reducing our
environmental impact

Tree Seedling

Ask us about having your materials printed on environmental paper

Tree Planting with Tree Project

Blick's annual tree planting day takes place in partnership with TreeProject

Tree Planting with Tree Project

Seedlings ready to be planted at Blick's tree planting day

Blick Creative is dedicated to reducing our environmental impact. We support business activities that use sound environmental and ecological practices, including activities that present opportunities for reversing existing environmental damage and/or will not produce any adverse environmental impacts. Blick also supports activities that aim to regenerate degraded environments to achieve positive environmental outcomes.

Communicating our environmental policies to our suppliers and clients is of utmost importance. Blick’s work is guided by the following environmental operating standards:

  • Integrated waste disposal system (separate bins for recyclables, general waste and paper)
  • File transfer protocols to eliminate the need for CDs/DVDs
  • Paper-less communication and practice where possible
  • Windows, ventilation and insulation used to adjust temperature prior to heating or cooling. Heating and cooling kept between 20-26 degrees celsius.
  • Every workstation or room equipped with recycle bin
  • Internal print cartridges recycled
  • All electronic equipment switched off or to stand-by at the end of each working day and fully shut down on weekends and holidays
  • Use of recycled paper for internal printing where possible
  • Use of accredited green energy

Printing and suppliers

All staff are trained in Blick’s environmental sustainability policies, particularly the latest developments and advances in environmental printing practices. Blick’s printing practices include:

  • Preferential use of our FSC accredited print partners: all use 100% greenpower, 100% recycling of paper waste, metal printing plates and vegetable-based printing inks
  • All clients are offered an environmental stock option and are encouraged to use 100% recycled stocks where possible
  • A commitment to explain to clients the differences between variations and terms associated with environmental printing (post consumer waste, plantation, oxygen bleached etc)

Blick’s tree planting day

We get our hands dirty every September/October with Blick’s annual tree planting event, designed to offset the quantity of our professional print work. Working with TreeProject and Parks Victoria, our tree planting day provides habitat for many species of bushland birds and improves the amenity of the areas through the planting of native species.

Our revegetation work helps to spread indigenous plant and animal species and aids in soil stabilisation and improved water quality in the Yarra River. Plantings are also a primary way to contribute to the sequestration of carbon. All Blick staff are committed to participate, and our clients and suppliers are also offered the opportunity to participate, to increase the significance of our collective environmental contribution.

Blick staff also participate every year in the international initiative ‘Earth Hour’.

TreeProject sponsorship

Blick Creative is a sponsor and supporter of TreeProject. Through involving land care and farm tree groups, state and local governments, schools, clubs, and other organisations, TreeProject creates opportunities for people to help restore native bushland throughout the suburbs and the country, by growing and planting tree seed (as well as other related activities). These activities promote the importance of retaining and regenerating local native species and of their crucial role in soil, water, air and habitat preservation. 

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