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Minneapolis, MN 55426
(800) 597-7225 (PACK)
Websites To Visit
Howgreenismytown.org - A project of the Grassroots Environmental Education, How Green Is My Town addresses issues of sustainability and eco-friendly initiatives at a local level in government, school system and business community.
Greenwashingspy.com - Greenwashing Spy provides an international forum to help consumers separate biodegradability facts from fiction.
Packaging World Magazine - We find this website to be a good general resource for first and secondary packaging. Their E Newsletters or Magazine (that actually arrives via snail mail!) is chock full of what's up and coming in packaging.
GreenerPackage.com - the new kid on the block, and a spinoff of the Packaging World Magazine Group. Designed and focused on sustainable packaging materials.
Sustainable Packaging Coalition - A division of Greenblue, provides a common vision directed towards improving packaging systems. Check out their website at SustainablePackaging.org for more information on membership, their current projects and educational forums.
INCPEN - The Industry Council for Packaging and the Environment - A Trade Association Group (TAG) drawing together members spanning the complete goods supply chain, raw materials suppliers, and packaging manufacturers.
Find a Composter -
For the first nationwide, seachable database of composters check out
www.findacomposter.com. An excellent resource for composters.
FedEx Packaging Guidelines - Whether you’re looking for general guidelines for packing day-to-day shipments or specific guidelines for shipping specialty items, you’ll find it all in this series of comprehensive packaging guides from FedEx.
Planet Protector Club for Kids - Prosented by the US EPA: As a Planet Protector, your mission is to improve the world around you by making less trash. Planet Protectors also help other people learn to reduce, reuse, and recycle.
StarchTech, Inc. - How our Biodegradable packaging peanuts are made.
Steve Spangler - An easy science demonstration to learn the differences between polystyrene and the more eco-friendly starch-based packaging material.
Liz Lovely Bakery - Another example of our commitment to the environment - biodegradable packing peanuts!
Cullen's Abc's - Packing Peanuts Child Activity Idea Video.