Why Print On Demand Is More Sustainable

Here at Doing Good Works we like to think outside the box. We welcome forward-thinking ideas that bolster our mission of creating the best, most sustainable products. If we can achieve these objectives while continuing to be a thriving business, dismantling the conventional method is fine by us.


This is why we print on demand. Unlike traditional methods, where bulk buying is encouraged because of further discounts, print on demand only makes what you’ve already sold.


You shouldn’t be put off with slightly higher initial costs compared with bulk buying because  this doesn’t mean profits will shrink. In fact, we think the adage, ‘buying in bulk is always best,’ can be made redundant.


When we consider the high price of storage,  unused items, and management planning-  a business can actually see profits rise by using print on demand.


Not only does sustainable printing reduce or eliminate these costs, but we have other ways to further increase profit margins. 


Customized items is a quickly developing market and one that should be targeted. Studies have shown that  turning a product into a unique gift can increase its value by 20%.


These personalized promotional products are appreciated by new customers and current employees can feel more valued by this extra touch.


From fashion apparel to kitchen utensils, there’s no excuse in not being able to find the perfect present while using an eco-friendly, print on demand system. 

Direct to Garment Printing is a Print on Demand Technique

These high quality and sustainable products are always appealing to the end user, and as we’ve stated , a business can also see an increase in its efficiency. But at Doing Good Works, we’ve never been satisfied with just that. If we had to use irresponsible methods to produce the benefits of the print on demand system we would’ve gone back to the drawing board.


The great thing is that printing on demand benefits every link in the production chain. 


The environmental footprint that can be amassed through traditional methods can be huge. Because you only print what you sell , we no longer need to worry about huge quantities of quality goods ending up in landfills.


We also firmly believe that in this more streamlined approach to management and production cycles can be more easily maintained with waste reduced. 


With all these Print on Demand benefits, there’s never been a better time to ditch the cumbersome storage facilities and having huge quantities of unsold products. . 


We’re proud of what we have accomplished using Print on Demand and you can see the results for yourself.  Purpose Printery is a workforce development print shop that uses this technique to fulfill all orders. You can learn more about the POD process here. 

Please contact us if you would like more information about Print on Demand, our products, or how we can help you build an eco-friendly print on demand business model.

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