Category Archives: Sustainability

Oct112013

A Buyer Checklist for Sustainable Adhesive Labels

Q:  Are 100% Recycled Paper Labels Really Eco-Friendly?

I received a call from a person asking whether 100% recycled paper or Kraft paper labels were Avery EcoFriendly Inkjet Laser mailing Labels 48462.jpgthe better eco-option for their adhesive labels.  The answer was “No”.

For many it may not seem obvious why 100% recycled labels and Kraft paper labels are most often not your best sustainable adhesive label option.  So we’ll discuss that specifically, and also provide an easy-to-use adhesive label buyers checklist to help evaluate truly sustainable… Read More

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Sep92013

Top 3 Sustainable Branded Packaging Sources

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Choosing the best sustainable packaging supplier for your brand packaging can be a challenge.

Questions abound for sustainable packaging buyers, such as: Which supplier provides the best

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Aug262013

Fair Trade Packaging – The Next Wave

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Labels and Labeling announced PURE Labels™ - a sustainable label substrate manufactured by Distant Village, Inc. - was the first packaging company to receive recognition from the Fair Trade Federation for their innovative new PSA label materia
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Aug192013

Top 5 Questions to Find Sustainable Packaging

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Distant Village Packaging has expanded capabilities through strategic partnerships with the leading paper-based packaging sources throughout the USA. One-Stop for All Paper Packaging When authentic deep-rooted sustainable packaging matter
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Aug122013

Our Best Value In Packaging

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When MADE IN USA meets FAIR TRADE amazing things happen!

Distant Village Packaging is proud to introduce our best value in sustainable packaging - premium-quality boxes under $0.50 each. These new gift boxes are
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Aug82013

Sustainable Labels Available Online

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100% RECYCLE-FRIENDLY AND COMPOSTABLE Our reputation as a sustainable packaging leader has been built upon more than a decade of uncompromising commitment to 100% sustainable packaging and labels in everything we produce AND by investing in
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Aug72013

American-Made Boxes, Bags, and Labels

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American-Made Boxes, Bags, and Labels Can socially-conscious packaging unite people?  You bet!  Americans are clamoring for American-made artisan packaging.  "Buying American" invokes meaningful impact to customers who kn
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Apr142013

Labels and Labeling: PURE Labels™ Earns Fair Trade Recognition

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Have you seen our revolutionary and highly successful Pure Labels™ product?  PURE Labels has received recognition and accolades as a leading specialty label which is ideal for artisan and specialty products. Pure Labels™ is a lead
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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
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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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