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Top 5 Compostable Packaging Sources

Compostable Packaging Supplier Resource List

Compostable Food Service Packaging. Clear clamshells that compost are now widely available.

Without fail, at least once each week I receive a call from an exasperated sustainably-focused small business saying something like, “I am so happy to find your company! I have been searching forever to find an authentic sustainable packaging company! You’d never believe how difficult it has been!” (actually, now I do…)

As a leading manufacturer of custom packaging and labels which are always recycled, recyclable, compostable and/or bio-degradable, it’s wonderful positive reinforcement to know we’re needed, and to know many (more and more) small businesses value compostable packaging. It’s clear business owners want a simple, easy-to-use list of leading compostable packaging sources to make the compostable packaging journey a lot easier.

So here it is!

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Globe Guard® STOCK Biodegradable Cooler Boxes on Sale!

cooler boxes now available with text

This new ecofriendly product is being “warmly” received by shippers requiring controlled cold temperature for foods, beverages and pharmaceuticals. Keeping cold products cold is essential for many perishable products and this new product is a terrific green alternative to EPS (Styrofoam) coolers.

We launched our new cooler line just a few weeks ago and the following sizes will be on sale through February 28, 2015.

  • 8” X 8” X 8” with 1-1/2” foam inserts (5” X 5” X 5” usable packing area)
  • 10” X 10” X 10” with 1-1/2” foam inserts (7” X 7” X 7” usable packing area)
  • 12” X 12” X 12” with 1-1/2” foam inserts (9” X 9” X 9” usable packing area)
  • 12” X 10” X 8” with 1-1/2” foam inserts (9” X 7” X 5”
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Custom Branded Paper Mailer Envelopes – a low cost solution for subscription boxes and E-commerce

800 Razors boxes and mailer envelope

Branding for E-commerce is not about using the same shipping container style or size on every shipment. This is especially true as consumers demand minimal packaging to create minimal waste. It is also critical to profitability because of fast rising costs, especially shipping costs as carriers like UPS, FedEx and USPS institute dimensional rate programs that are sure to cost you more.

What is branding?

Branding is more about consistency of look and image. Yes, it is about utilizing a quickly recognizable color, more importantly it is also about communicating the same message, no matter what shipping container is being used. It tells people who you are. We are natural, we are modern, we are ecofriendly, we are for kids, we are for men, etc.

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New Spring 2015 Catalog from Nashville Wraps

Spring 2015 Catalog

The Nashville Wraps Spring & Summer 2015 catalog is now available. The front cover features our exclusive new Chalkboard Flowers. This pretty design is just another addition to our very popular Chalkboard Collection.

 It was an enormous hit with all our customers, so we are excited to bring you the Chalkboard Flowers Collection. This design features gorgeous pink flowers on a black chalkboard background. This is a wonderful group for Spring & Summer and will take you from Valentine’s Day, Easter, Mother’s Day and through wedding season.  

 The bags look fabulous as is with just tissue and a cute bow. You can also customize them with chalk markers, labels or hot stamped with your logo. Watch our video on how to use chalkboard markers here.

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Temperature Controlled, Custom Printed Die cut Mailers – Beyond RSC style shipping boxes

insulated die cut mailers

There are a lot of places that you can buy RSC style (EPS/Styrofoam) cooler boxes for shipping food, pharmaceuticals, or anything that requires temperature control but there is only one place you can buy Globe Guard® boxes with ecofriendly insulating foam inserts that are biodegradable, reusable, and recyclable. However, what do you do when an RSC shipping box is not enough? What if you want a shipping container that is more secure and/or is branded to create a better impression to your customers?

Salazar Packaging combines their experience designing and creating custom printed and custom size die cut mailers with their exclusive line of Globe Guard insulated containers to deliver an attractive shipping container that is both branded and able to hold the desired temperature for the required length of … Read More

Luxury Retail Packaging Meets Eco-Friendly

EcoLuxe Packaging

Is it time for a high-end packaging makeover? Want to start 2015 by giving your luxury brand a new look?

High-end retail packaging for classic luxury products such as jewelry, perfumes and colognes has often been the focus, however, luxury retail has encompassed consumable segments including bodycare, candles, chocolates, and many more luxurious delights and indulgences! The growing concerns related to eco-friendly and environmental concerns has a direct impact on these brands and the packaging decisions they make.

Without a doubt, we can all agree the Eco and Green retail product segment has been steadily growing. And over the past decade luxury retail brands have become increasingly more sustainability-minded, giving birth to an exciting new Eco-Luxe segment. As with all sustainable retail brands, eco-friendly luxury brands are seeking the best … Read More

Additional Green Resources and Products

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