With paper being a significant part of a magazine’s overall cost, it’s important to understand the other related costs that can be controlled beyond what you pay per tonne.
Specifying an appropriate proofing system is crucial to managing expectations in the supply chain. Clear and concise guidelines coupled with the effective use of profiles will help you maintain consistency and accuracy.
Produced by the PPA's B2C Directories Environment Group, the PPA's Annual Sustainability Report for B2C Directory Publishers provides an overview of the environmental activities of directory publishers for 2010/2011. The Sustainability Code of Practice was established by the Data Publishers Association (DPA) in 2009. The DPA now forms part of the PPA's Business Media Group.
Amendment to the Heads of Agreement between Defra and PPA on increasing post-consumer magazine recycling
Defra report 2008 on post consumer recycling rates for VPRA.
The post consumer magazine recycling rates for 2008 are presented in this report and based on a survey of recovered paper materials streams carried out between June and July 2009.
Free to members of PPA, the PPA Carbon Calculator allows publishers to analyse the environmental impact of their own supply chain based on analysis of production and distribution of real magazine
Oxohydrobiodegradable plastic film is low cost, light weight, flexible, strong, water-proof, transparent, sealable and printable
Chris Sleep of Birketts LLP gives PPA members advice on how databases can be protected; how rights in databases can be infringed; and how to address some common misconceptions as to how third party data can be infringed.
PPA members are now able to access an in-depth guide on the Bribery Act provided by associate members Lewis Silkin LLP. The main part of the guide deals with the separate offences under the Act and there are worked examples in the annex. Download your copy of The Bribery Act 2010 and its impact on media owners.
Research has shown that magazines enjoy a special one-to-one relationship with their readers. It is this special relationship that gives magazines a unique ability to position brand and enhance the products and services of their advertisers.
There are a number of ‘best practices’ for bar coding magazines to ensure they contain correct information and scan successfully.
This document advises retailers of the recommended display guidelines for men’s lifestyle magazines - or “Lads’ Mags”.
It is intended that this document be read and used by technical staff of wholesalers, publishers and distributors or their software suppliers to ensure that each transmitted EDI Issue File is of a standard industry format with each field containing the correct content and format of information.
This Smart Guide outlines the key requirements for producing successful barcodes that work first time, every time and should be read in conjunction with the full best practice guide to barcoding.
This guide gives publishers and marketers best practice advice on running safe and successful voucher campaigns.
This Smart Guide gives advice on barcoding for one-off specials and recall off-sale dates.
This best practice guide contains everything you need to know about putting together a barcode for your magazine.
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