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Last year at this time, we participated in the annual Hudson River RiverKeeper event in early May.  Riverkeeper’s mission is to “protect the environmental, recreational and commercial integrity of the Hudson River and its tributaries and safeguard drinking water of 9 million New York City and Hudson Valley residents.”   The event coordinates clean-up efforts all …

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Clear View Bag has been deemed an essential business during the COVID-19 epidemic by NYS and will remain open to help service our customers in need

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Sustainable material terminology can be confusing.  The terms can take on different meanings depending on the product and/or the context.  The most common terms we run into or relate to the custom materials we print and custom convert are detailed below. Biobased refers to the renewable original source of the material content, as opposed to …

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Our family vacation this year took us to San Francisco and Yosemite National Park in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Yosemite National Park is 1,169 square miles in size, but most tourists including us visited Yosemite Valley. Yosemite Valley is a 1 mile wide by 7.5 mile long half-pipe of granite rock formations on the sides …

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Waste Week was held June 17th to June 20th 2019.  Waste Week was meant to raise awareness in pursuit of the goal and provide a forum for all employees to learn and voice ideas.

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On May 4th, 2019, we participated in Riverkeeper’s Hudson River Clean-up annual event.  In April 2019, American Rivers named the Hudson River among America’s most endangered rivers. 

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An explanation into the difference between bioplastics and other packaging materials used by CVB

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A summary of my week at the Sustainable Packaging Coalition Spring Event at the beginning of April

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What is Single-Use Plastics Anyway? “Single-use” is The Collins Dictionary 2018 word of the year.  A popular definition and one in the 2018 UN Environment report defines single-use plastics as “plastic intended to be used only once before they are thrown away or recycled.”   The inference is single-use plastic s items can be eliminated and/or …

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In 2018, our blog post “Circular Economy: Re Options” briefly outlined the various options available to the consumer at the end of a products life:   Reduce,  Reuse, Repair, Remanufacture and Recycle.   The focus of the blog was on recycling plastic bags which is the product we make.  The blog added the “Request” “Re” at the …

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What is sustainability? Prior to 2018, I naively viewed the term as a buzz word meaning something to do with being “green”. Solar, wind, recycle, organic, all natural, compostable, sustainability etc all representing a “green” movement. I lumped them all into one theme out of ease and laziness. I viewed the term as something that was either too large to act upon or too small to consider. My perspective has changed.

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“Request” May Be A Key “Re” To A More Circular Packaging Economy The “Re” words are prominent in the sustainable movement and key to a move toward a more circular economy.   In brief: Reduce: Use less whenever possible Reuse: Keep existing products in use longer Repair: Continue use of product through minor repairs and module …

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