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Jun292012

Top Trends Leading The Future Of Sustainable Packaging

In my previous blog post I shared new and innovative sustainable packaging developments which included mushrooms, wild grass, banana plant fiber and hemp.  Pretty exotic and exciting stuff!  This is the new normal in packaging.

However let’s take a mountain-top view of packaging’s future directions.  What will be the direction of the sustainable packaging industry?  And more specifically, what will be the trends and areas of growth which will excite packaging leaders and early adopters?

 

What’s Next?

Indeed, that is everyone’s burning question.  We all wish we had a magic crystal ball, however, leaning on

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Jun292012

Five Best Non-Tree Paper Packaging Solutions

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Keeping up with the newest sustainable packaging alternatives is like keeping up with the latest techie gadgets. The sustainable packaging market is evolving rapidly, and yesterday's top alternative fiber option may have been replaced wi
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Mar302012

Packaging Made From Coconut Fiber And Hemp Fiber

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A blog post starting with Ziggy Marley may seem off topic, but no worries, it will be about packaging. Have you noticed coconut water is much more prominent at supermarkets now? Health claims for coconut water contribute toward driving the

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Feb162012

100% Recycled Rigid Box Board, Every Time, Always

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100% Recycled Box Board It seems like every business wants to build a sustainable branded product line around eco-friendly packaging these days. We have found it doesn't matter if you seek custom sustainable boxes for chocolate, jewe
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Nov282011

Large-Scale Supply Of Handmade Packaging

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One Million Handmade Boxes  Little Known Fact: Distant Village has a production capacity of 1,000,000 handmade sustainable boxes within 60 days. Yes, One Million! Occasionally, we are asked about our capacity to scale up production of
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Sep302011

Low-Cost Packaging Solutions For Sustainable Brands

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I am an optimist. But let's face it, the economy is rough, and we are not expecting any major changes overnight. That means we need to adjust to this new economic reality. At Distant Village, we have rolled out a

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Aug292011

Natural Water-Resistant Paper Boxes

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  Water-Resistant, Meet Sustainable Water-resistant paper packaging is essential for many situations. Over the years, clients in various industries had requested premium water-resistant paper packaging that is sustainable an
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Jul122011

Plantable Paper Packaging

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Blooming Paper & Packaging These days, Distant Village Packaging is growing in more ways than one. Our plantable seed paper products have blossomed with great fanfare. Excellent quality high-yield American wildflower seeds comb
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May312011

Best Value For Sustainable Adhesive Labels: PURE Labels™

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          Inexpensive and Sustainable For adhesive labels, the best value is PURE Labels™. Lower priced than conventional labels from large companies like Avery® and Wausau®, these p
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May112011

How To Make Award-Winning Packaging

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Could your packaging drive more sales? Good packaging performs, bringing higher sales and profits to your business.  Successful brand leaders understand that a "cost minimization" approach to packaging is not a winning strategy. They consis
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