101 Things Designers Can Do to Save The Earth


105. Use Rebinders instead of vinyl ones
March 12, 2008, 8:00 pm
Filed under: Paper, Project Concepts

Seattle-based Sustainable Group markets an impressive line of 100% recyclable binders and folders made with post-consumer recycled product. While the binders themselves are an eloquent statement about conserving precious resources, it gets more interesting. To offset the virgin fibers that go into the products, SG has committed to a re-planting program where trees are planted in Honduras and El Salvador to replenish the fibers used in manufacturing.

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You could also use Naked Binders, which use no virgin fiber. They are 100% recycled material from the state of Connecticut. Also, being constructed from a 110pt board, they are considerably sturdier than other recycled or green binders. http://www.nakedbinder.com

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