Vinyl production and sustainability aren't exactly a harmonious couple of concepts. The format we know and love is, after all, a synthetic physical product, labour intensive to make and ship across the globe. There's a long way to go to if we want the industry to be carbon neutral and these 3 pioneers are absolutely pushing things in the right direction. Have a gander and decide for yourself!
Europe has seen a massive increase in the demand for pressing. Most pressing plants currently have a waiting time of 4 months, some places for up to 6 months. RPM Records is on a mission to be the leading record pressing plant in Europe, with a turnaround time of a maximum of 3 weeks. And not only that, they want the production to be sustainable as well.
For the full article head to https://blog.discogs.com/en/rpm-europes-sustainable-pressing-plant/ 🤘💥 🎧