Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40Environmental Graphics and Signage A significant portion of environmental graphics and signage is printed on plastic, vinyl and styrene. The overall availability of recycling options for these plastics lags far behind that of paper. Most curbside plastics recyclers will not take rigid polystyrene. Improper combustion of polystyrene may be harmful to health and the environment. Innovative, high-performance, fiber-based substrates offer healthier options. The United States Green Building Council (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standard is changing the way we think about how buildings and communities are planned, constructed, maintained and operated. The certification program awards points for avoiding certain materials because of their environmental impacts. Paper alternatives meet stringent air quality standards for commercial spaces (no/low VOCs) and many are recyclable. For those that are not recyclable, they may be safely incinerated and will break down if landfilled. 27 | Environmental Graphics & Signage