Category Archives: Sustainability

Mar192014

Buyers Guide to Sustainable Paper Packaging

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 packaging is important.

What is Sustainable Packaging?

Let’s first start with one definition of sustainable packaging.  Packaging which significantly contributes toward people, planet and profit is sustainable packaging.  This Triple Bottom Line (3BL) standard is the basis for measuring the sustainability of packaging as well as all other products and services.

Greenwashing is the opposite of sustainable packaging.  For example, greenwashing is when packaging is manipulated to appear 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 sustainable product is perfectly designed for the needs of a … Read More

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Jan222014

PURE LABELS™ Online 20% Discount

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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 is limited, so now is the time to stock up … 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 first major outdoor-clothing companies to offer Fair Trade Certified™ apparel … Read More

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Oct112013

A Buyer Checklist for Sustainable Adhesive Labels

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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 the better eco-option for their adhesive labels.  The answer was “No”.

For many it may … 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 quality 100% Recycled Boxes? Do they provide FSC certified papers? Do they use … Read More

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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 material produced with fair-trade … Read More

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Aug192013

Top 5 Questions to Find Sustainable Packaging

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Rainforest Alliance Certified Paper

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 matters, count on Distant Village to provide the … Read More

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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 made in America with beautiful artistic

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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 research and development of … Read More

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