Jostens is committed to conserving the environment by taking responsible actions at all our operational and administrative facilities. We continue to focus on methods to reduce our environmental footprint and set meaningful and achievable carbon reduction goals. We believe what we can measure, we can improve.
Jostens corporate headquarters in Minneapolis is in an ENERGY STAR United States EPA certified building. This certification is the mark of superior energy performance and identifies our building along with the most energy efficient in the nation. By opting to house our corporate headquarters in an ENERGY STAR certified building, Jostens is actively preventing the release of greenhouse gases and thereby aiding in the protection of the environment.
Totals from November 2010 to December 2012:
- 12,403 tons of waste paper recycled
- 210,862 trees saved
- 12,404 cubic yards of landfill space saved
Recycling Aluminum/Litho Plates
Totals from November 2010 to March 2012:
- 3.3 million lbs of aluminum recycled
- 5.2 million lbs of greenhouse gas reductions (equivalent to 2.3 million gallons of gasoline)
In 2012 Jostens recycled 76.88 tons of plastic, which is equivalent to 1,252 barrels of oil and 1,692 cubic meters of landfill saved.
Although Jostens operations are not water usage intensive, we take great care in ensuring clean water stewardship. For instance, through September of 2012, Jostens Denton, TX manufacturing facility reduced its water usage by 2,986,900 gallons compared to the usage during the same timeframe in 2011.