Author Archives: Rich Cohen

Jun292012

Top Trends Leading The Future Of Sustainable Packaging

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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 experience

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Jun292012

Five Best Non-Tree Paper Packaging Solutions

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Tree-Free Packaging made from invasive plant fibers. 100% recyclable and compostable packaging.

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

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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.

© R.Cruger -- Ziggy Marley's smoking with Hemp Rules and Coco'Mon

Have you noticed coconut water is much more prominent at … Read More

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Feb162012

100% Recycled Rigid Box Board, Every Time, Always

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100% Recycled Box Board

Distant Village's Arlene at Local Recycling Facility

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

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Nov282011

Large-Scale Supply Of Handmade Packaging

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One Million Handmade Boxes 

A Million Copies Sold

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

Two-Buck Chuck! 7"x4"x2" Sustainable Box

Two-Buck Chuck! 7"x4"x2" Sustainable Box

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 VillageRead More

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Aug292011

Natural Water-Resistant Paper Boxes

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Distant Village Water-Resistant Paper Box

 

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 and eco-friendly. There are various situations where

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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 combined with the best wholesale prices in the

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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 pressure-sensitive labels are a great value, authentically sustainable and … Read More

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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 consistently focus their packaging strategy around

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