print and digital file preparation


All print ads for the conference program, Plastics Recycling Update and Resource Recycling are due January 15, 2019.

Please prepare ads to these specifications to ensure quality reproduction.

Ad Dimensions

Full-page - 8.5 x 11 (Full Bleed 8.75 x 11.25)
Half-page - 7.5 x 5
Quarter-page - 3.375 x 5


Adobe Creative Suite CC: Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, or Acrobat

PDF files should be produced in Acrobat 4.0 or higher, with all fonts embedded and at high resolution - at least 300 dpi (high resolution). All PMS colors need to be converted to process colors. Process colors when used with transparency effects will not print reliably as pdfs. To ensure, accuracy send file in backup format (e.g., TIFF, JPEG).

Important Graphics Specifications

Include all graphic files on disk or email:

High-resolution PDF, TIFF or EPS (300 dpi)
CMYK and/or Pantone (PMS) colors from process

Sending Files

Please email all ads to and If the files are too large, please use a file sending service such as WeTransfer or Hightail. When sending files via email, be sure to include all screen and printer fonts and graphics. The email subject field should list your company and which conference the ad is for. Include a contact person name, phone and fax numbers in the email.


All banner ads are due by December 1, 2019 to receive the maximum exposure. 

Banner ads should include company name and/or logo.

Dimensions and Format

BANNER AD: 300 x 250 pixels 

MINI BANNER AD: 190 x 49 pixels

GIF or JPG file format only please.

Sending FIles

Email files The email subject field should indicate it is a banner ad - e.g., "ABC Company. Plastics Recycling Conference". Please include the hyperlink the banner ad should be directed to when clicked on, as well as a contact person name, phone and email. 


We would be happy to help design an ad for an additional fee. Contact Tori Maier-Mahaffy at 503-233-1305 or for more information and rates. 

All print and electrical advertisements, as well as company's marketing material and booth display are subject to approval by Resource Recycling, Inc., which reserves the right to reject or cancel any ad at any time if the ad does not conform to the editorial and graphic standards of the magazine, newsletter and/or program determined by the publisher.