|What does it cost to join?
Two Sides seeks to be as inclusive as possible, encouraging organizations of all sizes to join in promoting responsible environmental practices throughout the Graphic Communications Value Chain.To achieve this, annual membership fees for Commercial Members are calculated as a percentage of relevant annual U.S. revenue up to a maximum membership fee of $25,00
0. There is a minimum membership fee of $1,000 for
all commercial members except printers, for which there is a minimum membership
fee of $250.
Relevant revenue is defined as total revenue derived from those parts of the business entity that are directly involved in the U.S. Graphic Communications Supply Chain.
Two Sides recognizes that applicants may have wider commercial interests that are outside the U.S. Graphic Communications Value Chain. In these circumstances, applicants will be asked to declare annual revenue from print and paper activities and pay an annual membership fee based on relevant revenue according to the formula above.
- All print and paper activity must be
- Revenue from non-print and paper
products may be excluded.
- The Two Sides membership year starts
January 1st and ends December 31st of each year.
- Companies can join Two Sides at any
time of the year based on the following conditions:
received in the first quarter of the membership year will be valid for the
received in the second or third quarter of the membership year will be
adjusted to cover the remaining months of the membership year, from the
beginning of the month that payment was received to the end of the current
received in the fourth quarter of the membership year will be valid until
December 31st of the following year.
Two Sides reserves the right to challenge and/or request additional
information about an applicant's declared relevant revenue to ensure
consistency of fees across the Two Sides membership.
Discretionary supplementary financial contributions to Two Sides are always welcome.
fees may change from time to time and are decided by the Board of Directors.