Our Eco-Friendly Packaging & How to Dispose of It
Ugly Packaging That Keeps The Planet Pretty !
Here is a list of all of our Eco-Friendly packaging and how you can dispose of it.
Our Brown Shipping Boxes:
Our Brown Corrugated Shipping boxes are 100% Recyclable. Make sure to remove The shipping label before throwing it in the recycling bin because unfortunately our shipping labels are not Recyclable.
Our Water Activated Tape:
All of our packages are sealed with Water Activated Tape! The Water Activated Tape we use from Eco Enclose is renewable paper backing, with interwoven fiberglass threads for reinforcement and finished off with a water-activated, high-performing corn starch adhesive. The tape is 100% Recyclable so there is no need to take it off your package whether it is a box or a mailer , you can recycle the packaging and the tape together! It is also 100% Biodegradable and Made in the USA.
Our Shipping Mailers:
We use two types of Shipping Mailers and both of the are made of 100% Recycled Content. One of them (Eco-X Mailer) is made of 70% Post-Consumer Waste and the other (Rigid Mailers) is made of 90% Post Consumer Waste. Both are curbside Recyclable , 100% Biodegradable, and Made in the USA.
Our Shredded Paper:
Our shredded paper is 100% made out of repurposed Paper material. Unfortunately , because it is made of all kinds of paper material it is not recyclable but it is Compostable. We highly encourage that you Reuse the shredded paper, Repurpose it to make New Paper, or throw the shredded paper in a Compost Bin! If you can not do any of those things then the shredded paper will need to be thrown in the trash.
Our Packing Peanuts:
The packing peanuts that we use are 100% Biodegradable. Our Biodegradable packing peanuts are made from natural, nontoxic sources, such as wheat and corn starch. They dissolve in water and can be thrown into compost piles. If you dissolve them in water the liquid is safe to throw down the drain or outside on your lawn/garden.
Kraft Paper Bags:
If you choose to Pickup your order or if you Buy from our Shop at one of our Pop Ups you will receive your products in Brown Kraft Paper Bags. These Kraft Paper Bags are 100% Recyclable and Biodegradable. You can Reuse them or Recycle Them!
Thank You Cards:
Our Thank You Cards are made of 100% Recycled content that is 100% Post-Consumer waste. They are printed with Algae ink, Green Seal Certified and is Processed Chlorine Free. They are also 100% Recyclable, Biodegradable and Compostable and Made in the USA! If you don't want to keep your Thank You Card you can either Recycle them or throw them in a Compost Bin.
Tissue Paper & Washi Tape:
If you receive Tissue Paper In your packaging then you can either Reuse it, Recycle it (First check with your local facilities if they accept it), or throw it in a Compost Bin! Any other Tape used in our packaging that isn't our Brown Water Activated Tape will always be Washi Tape. Washi tape is Recyclable and Compostable! Both Tissue Paper and Washi tape are Biodegradable as well!
Miscellaneous Paper & Cardboard:
Everything else in our packaging will either be Paper, Cardboard or Newspaper. The regular Paper and Cardboard can either be Recycled or Repurposed. Not all Newspaper is recyclable so we recommend you either Reuse the Newspaper or you can Shred it (Along with any other paper or cardboard) and then throw it in a Compost Bin or use the Shreds to make New Paper.
We usually include freebies that we throw in small cotton pouches in almost every order. The Cotton Pouches used are 100% Cotton and Stamped with Soy Based Ink . We highly recommend you Reuse these Pouches! If not please Cut the pouch into tiny pieces and throw it in a compost because they are 100% Biodegradable.