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Rigid Mailers New and On Sale!

Up to six colors custom print

We are happy to announce the addition of paperboard mailer envelopes to our Globe Guard Products green packaging store. Even better, they are on sale through the month of May, 2015!

Paper board, “rigid” mailer envelopes are a welcome addition to our product line up, helping to complete our already extensive line of mailer envelopes that includes padded (bubble) and unpadded poly mailers, padded paper mailers and our very popular unpadded paper mailer envelopes.

What are rigid mailer envelopes?

The best example of rigid mailer envelopes is the typical FedEx, UPS or USPS flat mailer. It is an ideal way to protect and ship flat, low profile products including … Read More

Custom Printed Packaging Options for Shipping Apparel

One color on Kraft box and matching envelope

We have been making eco-friendly, custom printed packaging for clothing and soft goods for years and there is no right or wrong when choosing between mailer envelopes and mailer boxes. However, recent changes in shipping weight and rates have forced everyone to reevaluate how they ship out their apparel products for e-commerce customers.

DIM Weight and the impact on shipping cost

Dimensional weight and rates have become a hot and not too favorable topic for shippers of all sizes because now size really does matter when it comes to shipping. Delivery services like UPS, FedEx and USPS who used to only consider weight when determining shipping rates, would only penalize … Read More

Branding or Re-Branding Your Subscription or E-Commerce Box

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There are several important differences between a concept, yet to be launched program, and one that has developed a customer base and is growing steadily. For the brand new program with zero subscribers, we recommend reading the first related post below to help determine if branded boxes are truly in your best interest at this time.

This blog post is aimed at the program that has some experience and is certain about:

  1. the size of the containers they want to use
  2. the number of boxes they ship out monthly
  3. last but not least – their identity.

From Labels to Branded Boxes

We often recommend labels for a customer who is … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … 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 … Read More

Additional Green Resources and Products

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