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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 … Read More

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 … 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 … Read More

Compostable Packaging for Farmer’s Markets

A growing need for compostable packaging at farmers markets

Communities Drive Compostable Packaging Requirements

Farmers markets such at Boulder Colorado, Marin County, Austin, and Berkeley are some places leading this trend and have taken the higher ground to establish sustainable practices within their communities. Policies which require farmers market vendors to use compostable packaging, labels, and bags are becoming more common, as it is already in Europe. The initiative toward zero waste goes beyond recycling as the drive is to close the loop by reducing reliance on unsustainable and finite resources.

A focus to eliminate adhesive labels with plastics and plastic bags is at the heart of this important shift. For example, Americans use 100 billion plastic bags annually … Read More

100% Recycled Kraft Gable Boxes for Small Gifts & Gourmet Foods!

Kraft Gable Boxes

Since we love to bring you unique wrapping ideas, we believe gable boxes are a great alternative to traditional gift boxes and bags. Nashville Wraps’ eco-friendly 100% Recycled Kraft are made in the USA and sold in bulk packs of 100. We can custom print these with your store name or logo. They are stored flat for easy storage and have semi-automatic bottoms.

Because of their design, gable boxes are perfect for food service. See our other food packaging products here. They have also become popular with brides to wrap hotel welcome gifts for out-of-town guests. Other great ideas include housewarming gifts for realtors or property management companies to … Read More

E-Commerce and Subscription Boxes – Keeping it simple and green!

custom printed mailer box, one color on Kraft

We have done a tremendous number of multicolor RSC and die cut mailer boxes of every style, size and shape. However, there are times when our clients prefer a minimalist approach to branding. Let’s face it, is there a more effective or minimal branding than the iconic Amazon “smile”?

Keeping it simple and avoiding multiple colors can make a lot of sense from several perspectives including mailer box cost as well as flexographic print plate cost. That does not mean the end result has to look plain or boring. Check out these recent boxes we helped our customers create:

Groovy Lab in a Box – their design makes maximum use … Read More

Additional Green Resources and Products

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