Become More Eco-Conscious with Sustainable Packaging Solutions

Become More Eco-Conscious with Sustainable Packaging Solutions

The EPA urges small businesses to minimize waste and save money through activities like in-process recycling and packaging design reductions. Small- to mid-sized company owners can do their part to protect the environment by adopting sustainable solutions and eco-friendly packing ideas into their business practices. Continue reading

How is Eco-Friendly Packaging Used in the Marketplace?

How is Eco-Friendly Packaging Used in the Marketplace?

In 2017, small businesses are focusing more on the customer’s experience as they continue to see the impact that customers have on their business’s success. Customer service is certainly a top priority for small businesses, which is why business owners are looking for more creative ways to connect with their loyal customers, as well as, attract potential customers. For this reason, we’re going to provide you with 3 customer service trends for small businesses: Continue reading

The Rise in Demand for Eco-Friendly Packaging

The Rise in Demand for Eco-Friendly Packaging

Knowing your customers’ product preferences also means understanding their packaging preferences. The growing trend towards eco-friendly packaging is gaining momentum as businesses evolve to accommodate the priorities of sustainability-minded Millennials. The buying power of the Millennial generation is unprecedented, as is its awareness of global environmental and social issues. Ecologically sound solutions are of prime concern to these buyers. Large corporations are feeling the pressure of this influence and are adapting by implementing these unique strategies to meet the escalating eco-friendly packaging demand. Below are a few packaging types that are sustainable and in demand. Continue reading

Become More Eco-Conscious with Sustainable Packaging Solutions

Become More Eco-Conscious with Sustainable Packaging Solutions

The EPA urges small businesses to minimize waste and save money through activities like in-process recycling and packaging design reductions. Small- to mid-sized company owners can do their part to protect the environment by adopting sustainable solutions and eco-friendly packing ideas into their business practices.

Use Recycled Packaging         

The most eco-friendly decision you can make is to incorporate a dedicated percentage of recycled materials into your packaging.  This single action will break the toxic chain of industry-consumer waste by transforming trash from the landfills into useful materials. Of course, the recovery processing and re-manufacturing requirements of certain materials may actually cost more than producing new packaging. However, almost all companies can use at least a small percentage of recycled materials in their packaging. Now is the time to get involved, buying recycled bags and boxes, can reduce your waste and help you become more eco-conscious. Continue reading

Timberland, The Environment, and Responsible Labor Practices

Timberland, The Environment, and Responsible Labor Practices

All over the world, we often hear about unfair business practices, including apparel companies that rely on sweatshop labor to make huge profits. Sweatshop workers across the globe are often paid substandard wages for long hours, are subject to poor and hazardous work conditions, and are oftentimes very young children.

This is not the case with Timberland. Known for their signature 6 inch tan boots, the New Hampshire based apparel company’s reputation is solid. They dedicate themselves to protecting the environment, particularly tree conservation. As part of their service to the world, they plant 15,000 trees throughout China and the Dominican Republic.

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