How Green is your Brown?

Now that the plastic pollution crisis has ignited mainstream awareness, we’re seeing a growing appreciation for natural and biodegradable materials.  Good old brown paper has become a reassuring packaging choice for people who want to reduce their waste. This has made the unbleached aesthetic of natural fibres a growing green trend. These days, brown is…

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What is Eco Friendly Packaging?

Eco Friendly packaging considers the full life cycle of packaging. Along with the functionality, it takes into account what happens before and after use. First up, it’s important to know where the raw materials come from. Is the source sustainably managed? Does it contain harmful ingredients? Is it renewable, or fossil fuel-based? Did it involve…

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GREEN Innovations That Help Eliminate Plastic

Take-away food containers that look biodegradable often have a not-so-silver lining. Lots of paper coffee cups, deli boxes, food trays (and much more) have plastic linings to make them water and oil resistant. These plastic linings are non-compostable (so they can stick around for hundreds or thousands of years). Plus, they can potentially contain harsh…

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