May202015

Compostable Labels and Packaging: A Natural Match

by Rich Cohen

Compostable Labels Are Absolutely Necessary For All Compostable Packaging.

In the past it had been a challenge to find compostable labels. This meant that compostable packaging was often ‘contaminated’ with conventional, non-compostable labels. The combination of natural and conventional materials had unintentional, yet disastrous consequences. If the end user tossed the packaging in with their compost, quite reasonably assuming that the packaging and label were both compostable, the compost process would be contaminated. That’s not what anyone wanted!

Packaging and Labels: Compostable Together

If you use compostable packaging from companies like Be Green Packaging (which designs, manufactures … Read More

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Mar162015

Distant Village and PURE Labels to Attend the 2015 Fair Trade Federation Conference 3/24-3/26

Rich Cohen of Distant Village / PURE Labels will travel to California from March 24-26 to take part in the 2015 Fair Trade Federation Conference. The annual conference, which … Read More

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Mar122015

PURE Labels and Distant Village to Attend the Good Foods Festival & Conference March 19-21

From March 19-21, PURE Labels / Distant Village founder Rich Cohen will be attending the 11th annual Good Foods Festival & Conference at the Forum at University of Illinois, Chicago. … Read More

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Mar92015

The Top 10 Trends of Natural Products Expo West 2015

Natural Products Expo West is one of the best times of the year to immerse yourself in the natural products movement, as well as to connect with industry leaders, emerging … Read More

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Mar42015

Distant Village and PURE Labels at the International Home + Housewares Show

Next week, Rich Cohen of Distant Village and PURE Labels comes home to Chicago for the 2015 International Home + Housewares Show. The event, which runs from March … Read More

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Mar22015

Distant Village and PURE Labels at Natural Products Expo West

Rich Cohen of Distant Village Inc. will be in sunny Anaheim, California this week for Natural Products Expo West. A leader in sustainable packaging, Rich will be available to … Read More

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Mar192014

Buyers Guide to Sustainable Paper Packaging

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As a companion to the Buyers Checklist for Adhesive Labels, here is a quick and easy-to-use checklist for sustainable paper packaging.  Use this concise guide when sustainable or eco-friendly … Read More

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Feb212014

How to Create an Irresistible Sustainable Brand

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The Whole “Brand” Picture

Suppose your product is sustainable.  That is, your product may be 100% organic, natural, holistic, fair trade, recycled, compostable, or embodies some über-sustainable attribute.  And, your … Read More

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Jan222014

PURE LABELS™ Online 20% Discount

20% off

ENJOY NOW

As quick as a bolt of lightning, labels will be on sale for 20% off at PURE Labels™ until February 15, 2014.  There are no limits but time … Read More

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Nov62013

Top 3 Trends in Sustainable Packaging to Watch in 2014

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#1 Fair Trade Packaging

Fair trade continues to gain momentum and the adoption of fair trade practices will accelerate throughout 2014.  Most recently, Patagonia announced they’ll be one of the … Read More

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