SUSTAINABILITY MISSION

AT RIVER RAT PRINTING, WE STRIVE HARD TO REDUCE OUR ENVIRONMENTAL FOOTPRINT IN EVERY WAY WE CAN.  FROM THE ECO-FRIENDLY INK WE USE, TO THE AVAILABLE GARMENTS THAT WE CAN ORDER FOCUSING ON GARMENTS MADE IN THE GOOD OL’ USA.  IT IS OUR MISSION AND OUR RESPONSIBILITY TO DO OUR PART EVERY DAY. 

HERE ARE A FEW OF THE MANY ECO-FRIENDLY BRANDS THAT WE CAN USE FOR YOUR PRINTING NEEDS:

HANES, ALTERNATIVE, NEXT LEVEL, ANVIL, ALL SPORT, ALLMADE, RECOVER BRAND. 

REACH OUT TO OUR SALES DEPARTMENT TO TALK ABOUT YOUR ECO-OPTIONS AND OUR AVAILABLE DISCOUNTS.

REDUCE

WE OFFER A DISCOUNT TO ANY CUSTOMER THAT CHOOSES AN ECO-FRIENDLY / ORGANIC GARMENT OPTION.  MOST OPTIONS OFFER RECYCLED OR ORGANIC MATERIALS (POLYESTER FROM RECYCLED BOTTLES, ORGANIC COTTON AND EVEN BAMBOO).  

RECYCLE

WE WORK WITH THE CITY OF LAWRENCE TO RECYCLE ALL CARDBOARD AND PAPER MATERIALS THAT WE NO LONGER NEED.  WE ALSO EMPHASIZE GOING PAPERLESS WITH CUSTOMERS BY UTILIZING EMAIL FOR ALL INVOICES, ART PROOFS AND SALES RECEIPTS.  INDIVIDUALLY, WE PRIDE OURSELVES IN RECYCLING ALL ALUMINUM AND PLASTICS WE USE ON-SITE, AS WELL AS WALK AND BIKE TO WORK WHEN WE CAN. 

WE ALSO HAVE SKATEBOARDS AVAILABLE THAT ARE CONSTRUCTED USING A LOW-WASTE MANUFACTURING METHOD.

REUSE

WE TEST PRINT ON PREVIOUSLY USED OR DAMAGED GARMENTS SO NOT TO WASTE ANY NEW MATERIAL, UNLESS ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY.  WE ALSO REUSE OR RECYLE ALL THE CARDBOARD MATERIALS SENT TO US  ON A WEEKLY BASIS.