Environmental

KP is committed to the establishment of eco-friendly practices that conserve natural resources and maintain environmental integrity. With the implementation of the following programs and certifications we've been awarded, KP is well positioned to help you fulfill your pledges of corporate social responsibility.

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Forest Stewardship CouncilĀ® Chain-of-Custody Certification

Products carrying the FSCĀ® label are independently certified to assure consumers that they come from forests that are managed to meet the social, economic and ecological needs of present and future generations. KP has been awarded COC certification
(FSC-CO19972) and on request can provide printed products with the FSC label.

Bay Area Green Business Program

The Bay Area Green Business Program verifies that businesses meet higher standards of environmental performance. Businesses are audited and re-certified every three years by environmental agencies.

ISO 14001 Certification for Environmental Management System

Just as our ISO 9001 certification demonstrates our commitment to the highest standards of quality, the ISO 14001 certification provides the framework for best practices in environmental stewardship. Fulfilling the requirements of certification means that we establish a clear policy and set goals for continuous improvement. Procedures are documented and goals are communicated to all employees, suppliers and clients. Measurements are established so that we can clearly see our progress.

Ways we make a Difference

  • KP actively recycles paper, plastics and metals, which is beneficial in reducing air and gas emissions, as well as water and energy consumption.
  • KP also uses paper with recycled content and FSC certified papers for our own printed materials and promotes their use by our clients.
  • KP uses agriculturally based inks that release low volumes or no volatile organic chemicals compared to petroleum based inks, thus reducing air emissions.
  • KP continues to promote energy savings programs with our facilities such as upgrading to newer lighting fixtures and bulbs.

Our Environmental Impact*

  • 1,370
    Homes Powered
    for 1 Year
  • 46,588
    Trees Saved
  • 8,221
    Cubic Yards of Landfill NOT Required
  • 19.1M
    Gallons of
    Water Saved
  • 164,428
    Pounds of Effluents NOT Discharged
* since Jan 2011