Category Archives: Labels

NEW! Enhanced Digital Print for Packaging Capabilities

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We are constantly adding new manufacturing partners and potential solutions to our lineup because our customers’ needs are always changing and expanding.

Most of the printing we do on corrugated board and paperboard is high speed flexographic, resulting in great results at the lowest possible cost. However, there are times when more is needed in terms of flexibility or image quality and digital printing fills a very important void for high quality but short run applications.

No Cutting Dies? No Printing Plates? No problem!

While flexographic printing is by far much more economical on a cost per piece basis, it can also be expensive from a startup perspective because the … Read More

Choosing the Best Compostable or Recycled Packaging and Labels

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There are now many sustainable packaging choices. How do you know what to choose for your sustainable packaging and labels?

Options abound!

To keep things simple, let’s consider the scenario of a sustainable business seeking adhesive labels.

Focus On What’s Important

When determining which adhesive label solution to choose, focus on these two decision criteria: 1) what is important to your sustainable business position, and 2) what is important for performance requirements of your packaging.

Your product and company sustainable position are important to the packaging choices you … Read More

PURE LABELS™ ONLINE 20% DISCOUNT

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ENJOY NOW

As quick as a bolt of lightning, labels will be on sale for 20% off at PURE Labels™ until February 15, 2014.  There are no limits but time is limited, so now is the time to stock up on all your label needs for 2014 by using our online coupon code of SUPERBOWL.

Create standout sticker labels with an organic impact by choosing natural paper labels from PURE Labels and avoid falling into the “sticker robot” trap by using standard kraft labels which are often not using 100% recycled sticker materials.  The sticker guys at PURE LABELS have developed world-class sustainable adhesive stickers which are produced with … Read More

A Buyer Checklist for Sustainable Adhesive Labels

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Q:  Are 100% Recycled Paper Labels Really Eco-Friendly?

I received a call from a person asking whether 100% recycled paper or Kraft paper labels were the better eco-option for their adhesive labels.  The answer was “No”.

For many it may not seem obvious why 100% recycled labels and Kraft paper labels are most often not your best sustainable adhesive label option.  So we’ll discuss that specifically, and also provide an easy-to-use adhesive label buyers checklist to help evaluate truly sustainable choices.

Do 100% Recycled and Kraft Paper Labels REALLY Match Your Sustainability Intention?

It’s helpful to begin our analysis from a big picture view by taking a look at the … Read More

Cary’s of Oregon – Making Custom Printed Branded Green Packaging Effective

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We have helped a wide variety of companies create custom printed, ecofriendly packaging for shipping and displaying their products. Some take the minimalist route and are graduates of the “less is more” school of packaging design. Their preference is to work with minimal ink, subtle colors and designs that are often described as simple and clean.

Others customers prefer to use bright, bold colors and very unusual patterns to tell their story. The nice people at Cary’s of Oregon fall into this second category, utilizing a design that is absolutely and most definitely unique. It more than accomplishes the objective we always target which is: packaging that creates a positive Read More

Sustainable Labels Available Online

100% RECYCLE-FRIENDLY AND COMPOSTABLE

Our reputation as a sustainable packaging leader has been built upon more than a decade of uncompromising commitment to 100% sustainable packaging and labels in everything we produce AND by investing in research and development of world-class sustainable packaging before the market even asks for it.  We’ve been serious about creating the future of sustainable packaging since 2000. If you’re seeking best in class sustainable packaging and want to stay ahead of the pack, look no further than Distant Village.

NOW ONLINE

Need sustainable adhesive labels fast?  CLICK HERE TO ORDER!

Our enormously popular PURE Labels™ are now available online at www.PureLabels.com

Ordering is super … Read More

Additional Green Resources and Products

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