10 Ways to Reuse your Business Card Boxes

Tuesday, 1 October 2019 14:02:00 Europe/London

Reuse Business Card BoxFirst up it must be noted that the plastic business card boxes we use are recyclable and made from reusable polypropylene. Secondly, the reason we use plastic business card boxes and not cardboard ones is because it is the only way we can guarantee the integrity of the contents. Cardboard boxes are just not up the handling they get either in the mail system or in the (sometimes not very careful!) hands of the couriers. So you have a small, sturdy plastic box left over. What can you do with it? We’ve come up with a few different uses that may give a new life to your old box.

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Why we are promoting eco-packaging

Saturday, 7 September 2019 18:42:00 Europe/London

Eco-packaging from A Local PrinterAny business, no matter the size, has a responsibility to find the right packaging for its products. With a strong customer driven focus to move away from plastics, excess packaging and costly materials, eco-friendly packaging is rightly becoming the packaging of choice.

Leading the way on adopting eco-packaging are the small businesses and we are here to help make that process as easy as possible.

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Swing Tag Printing -The focus is on the fashion industry

Wednesday, 31 October 2018 15:38:01 Europe/London

kraft product swing tagsThe fashion industry is under the spotlight. And not in a good way. 2018 is the year that the fashion industry is being held to account in terms of how eco-friendly their products are, and they are being found wanting.

Shocking fact – it takes up to 10,000 litres of water to make a single pair of jeans. Frightening.

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What Earth Day means to A Local Printer

Thursday, 12 April 2018 15:10:00 Europe/London

Embrace Earth DayAs the UK’s first ever online eco-printer we have been blazing a trail for environmentally friendly printing since 2006, offering a comprehensive range of products available on recycled papers and printed with vegetable oil based inks and eco-friendly toners. And whilst these days almost all inks are vegetable oil based and almost all paper pulp is sourced from sustainable crop grown forests we continue to promote and champion eco-friendly printing because doing no harm to our planet is what we believe in.

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An eco-printing service to keep your office in order: everyone wins

Monday, 2 February 2015 00:00:00 Europe/London

An eco-printing service to keep your office in order: everyone wins'A tidy desk is a tidy mind', or so the saying goes; it follows then, that an overly cluttered or disorganised work environment is bound to affect clarity of thought, so using an eco-printing service to create practical items, such as wall planners, desk pads and presentation folders, will deliver a much-needed sense of order to proceedings.
 
 
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