Alaska Litho News

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Alaska Litho partners with Juneau Carbon Offset Fund

Alaska Litho + Juneau Carbon Offset Fund

Supporting Community & Sustainability

We recycle over 50 tons of paper each year. Hydropower runs our all-electric facility. Our free local deliveries arrive by electric vehicle. And we are always looking for new ways to make our business and community sustainable.

That’s why this year Alaska Litho became a Supporting Partner of the Juneau Carbon Offset Fund. The program uses purchased carbon offsets to eliminate emissions from lower-income Juneau homes by replacing their oil heating systems with clean and efficient air-source heat pumps. This is Alaska’s only locally-targeted carbon offset fund, and we are proud to support the innovative work they are doing.

Alaska Litho's investment in sustainability infographic

Our print shop has always been active in recycling and choosing sustainable, recycled materials. We took it one step further in 2010 when we moved into a building that upcycles the heat created by our offset press to warm our offices. We also offer an Upcycled Metal Print reusing press plates. Artwork or photos print on the unused side to create one-of-a-kind metal prints that are light and bright.

If you have ideas on how we can reuse or upcycle more materials rather than simply recycling, we’d love to hear them. Email us at ideas@aklitho.com.

More Ways We Are Investing

  • Stocking only papers that are at least partially recycled and offering 100% recycled options.
  • Recycling our by-product and waste.
  • Reusing heat generated by our presses to heat our shop and front offices.
  • Running an all-electric facility, including electric radiant heat through a cement floor, powered by Juneau’s locally-sourced hydropower.
  • Making deliveries with an electric car.

4th of July Holiday Hours – Order Banners Soon!

We will be open on Monday and Tuesday next week to finish 4th of July parade orders. If you need a banner or other materials for the parade, get your order in now:

Call 586-3170 or

Our shop will be closed from July 3-5 for the holiday.

Thank you for your business and support. We hope you have a wonderful 4th of July week, and we look forward to working with you again on July 8th.

We’re looking for a better solution

Every week pallets come into Juneau loaded with goods we all need. But what happens to the pallets after that? 

When we ship paper in, we stack our pallets outside for anyone in Juneau to pick up and use. They may turn into fun upcycled furniture, be reused to move things south, or get burned as firewood. Those are all ok uses for the wood, better than going into the landfill, but…

We’re looking for a better solution.

"We can reduce wood waste in Juneau by..." Do you have ideas on how to recover, reuse, or recycle wood pallets?

Did you know that every year 500 million pallets are made in the US and 2 billion are in use? Even with a growing pallet recycling industry in the Lower 48, millions of pallets still end up in landfills.

In Juneau, we don’t have an efficient solution for recovery, repair, recycling, or reuse of pallets.

If you have ideas for a long-term solution to reuse or recycle the pallets that come in every week for Juneau businesses, we want to hear them. Send us a message!


Why does it matter?

Putting organic materials including wood into landfills:

  • Increases methane gas emissions.
  • Takes up valuable space.
  • Wastes useful materials.

Banner Stands Back In Stock, New Lower Price

New, Simple Set Up Banner Stands

Alaska Litho's X-Tend 3 Banner Stand

$199

Create a custom banner to display your message.

X-Tend 3 features a lightweight, X-shaped frame and vinyl graphic finished with #2 grommets in each corner. 31.5 x 70.88″ banner with your graphics easily attaches to the frame for a quick display. Carry bag included.

  • X frame banner stand
  • Durable fiberglass arms
  • #2 grommets in corners
  • Single sided graphic
  • Basic carry bag included

Call us at 907-586-3170 or order online.

Holiday Hours Notice

HOLIDAY HOURS: Alaska Litho will be closed December 24-25 for Christmas. For the New Year we will be open 8am-12pm on Monday, December 31, and closed Tuesday, January 1.

Our sister shop Copy Works will be closed December 22-25 for Christmas. For the New Year, Copy Works will be closed Saturday, December 29, open 8am-12pm on Monday, December 31, and closed Tuesday, January 1.

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays from everyone at Alaska Litho. We hope your season is filled with joy and laughter.

Alaska Litho employees, November 2018

Locally printed photo gifts for the holidays & USPS shipping deadlines

Create the perfect gift with your photos! Classic photo canvas prints, bold photos on brushed aluminum, and personal calendars are all available for online order with local pick up.

Canvas prints

One-Of-A-Kind Gifts with Personality

Make your gift this year stand out from the rest. Photos printed on classic canvas or bold metal let you share your memories as ready-to-hang art. Photo prints and personalized photo calendars are easy to order online and pick up locally.

Stretched Canvas Photos

We have a wide selection of canvas print sizes ranging from 8″x8″ to 24″x36″ with matte and gloss finishes available.

canvas prints

Shop Canvas Prints

Metal Photo Prints

Photos on metal have a bold finish and visible texture. Available in a range of sizes from 8″x10″ to 20″x30″.

Choose a silver base with brushed aluminum that shines through in your photo or add a white base coat for more saturated colors. 

Metal Prints

Shop Metal Prints

Personalized Photo Calendars

Your photos on custom calendars make unique and beautiful gifts. Wall calendars, desktop calendars, and poster calendars available for online orders. For special orders or large quantities, get a custom quote.

Personalized Calendars

Shop Calendars


USPS 2018 Holiday Shipping Dates

Recommended Send-By Dates for Alaska

For delivery before December 25

First-Class Mail® Service Dec. 20
Priority Mail® Service Dec. 20
Priority Mail Express® Service Dec. 22

These dates do not include time to process a print order. If you want us to print and mail something for you, please plan an additional 5-7 days before the date you want your project to ship.

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