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NEW 100% Recycled Black Bakery Boxes are a Classic!

Bakery Boxes Black

Nashville Wraps bakery packaging just got a grand new look with the addition of our Black Licorice Bakery Boxes. These black gloss boxes are made from 100% recycled paper in the USA.  They are super easy to fold with their 1-piece, front-loading design and meet FDA requirements for direct food contact.

They are a great complement to our very popular 100% recycled Pink, Chocolate and White Bakery Boxes.  All of these boxes range in size from a single cupcake design up to a large sheet cake with every size in between to hold pies, cookies, brownies, pastries and more.

What is really fun about the new black gloss design is that you can write on these boxes with chalkboard markers like we did in the photo above. This … Read More

Is Your Packaging Still Green?

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The question has been asked a few times recently, making us realize that perhaps we need to periodically remind others (primarily prospective customers and vendors) that we are still very much in the green packaging business. Yes, we have become very focused on custom printing and branding to help companies enhance their customer’s experience, but never at the expense of using less than environmentally friendly packaging. Most of our customers understand and appreciate that we can help them accomplish both their sustainability and branding objectives. The best of both worlds!

Eco Friendly and Green Branded Packaging Solutions

Globe Guard® RSC style shipping boxes – even though we are ending our stock box program, we can still make 100% recycled content and 100% recyclable corrugated boxes in a low 500 minimum … Read More

FSC Certified Folding Carton Boxes

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FSC-Certified packaging continues to rise in popularity, and we are producing more FSC-Certified packaging than ever.  Elevate Packaging is one of the few packaging companies using only FSC-Certified papers to create custom folding carton boxes and rigid set-up boxes.

Often we are asked what is FSC certified paper, and what are the benefits of choosing it over conventional paper — especially when the latter may be less expensive?

FSC stands for Forest Stewardship Council, an organization that works to promote the practice of sustainable forestry worldwide. The Forest Stewardship Council sets standards for forest products, independently certifies that these standards have been met, and bestows labels upon the products that qualify. Forest Stewardship Council certification gives customers the option to choose forest products like paper and wood that have … Read More

What Type or Style of Custom Printed Corrugated Shipping Container Is Best For You?

Custom Branded Products

This is one of the first questions we ask any new inquiry about custom printed packaging and potential customer because that answer helps us determine everything from print plate cost to of course, container price. Occasionally a caller will question the need for all of our questions but as I remind people, you are no longer buying “off the rack”, and ordering a box that is already made and sitting in someone’s inventory. Since we print corrugated board, BEFORE it is converted to boxes, we can essentially make your box to your exact specifications. That gives you complete control and flexibility. There are many variations, but here are a few of the most popular options.

Custom Printed Packaging Container Types

  1. RSC shipping boxes – the typical shipping container that has
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Our Halloween Gift Bags Are Both Fall and “Green” Friendly!

Fall Bags

We are so ready for fall here at Nashville Wraps. It’s such a beautiful time of year, and we are happy to be able to offer eco-friendly packaging for your retail store this season. We have lots of designs and colors, and we wanted to share with you some of our favorites.

 

Our Geo Graphics Collection is made from 40% recycled post-consumer content and made here in the USA. They are 100% recyclable and available in bulk, mini-packs and assortments.  They come in fun fall colors like orange and black and can be mixed or matched for a Halloween theme group. The coordinating tissue paper is 100% recycled and the gift wrap is 90% recycled paper. Check out our entire line of Geo Graphics products in Hot Pink, … Read More

Enhancing the Customer Experience with Custom Printed and Branded Packaging

Customer Service Satisfaction Survey - Concept

I admit that I have finally reached the point in my career where almost everyone I deal with in business is younger than me; in some cases, much younger than me. I am enjoying it tremendously because I find the combination of my age and experience, mixed with their youthful energy and creativity results in some great looking and effective packaging. They come up with the most amazing original ideas and I show them how to best accomplish the desired outcome at the lowest possible cost. One of the things that I most enjoy about working with young, creative marketing people is their refreshing focus on the customer.

I agree with this approach wholeheartedly because for too many years I think the packaging industry was focused primarily on operating and … Read More

Additional Green Resources and Products

  • Green America
  • Teragren
  • Dharma Merchant Services
  • Squishy Press
  • Wabnitz Editions
  • Sustainable is Good
  • Jonah Coyote Design
  • Let's Go Green
  • Zing Green Products
  • Promotional Product Soltutions
  • All About the Future
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