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Posted by on Apr 26, 2016 .

Here's a new resource for managing and reducing office waste: it's a free eBook from The Fifth Estate. While it focuses on NSW developments and larger businesses, there are useful case studies and tips for all. Topics include paper waste & recycling, plastics, coffee cups, ewaste, food waste, and more. Just released and up-to-date. Check it out!

The Guide is sponsored by the EPA NSW and is a free eBook in a series about Greening Your Office.

The Fifth Estate is Australia’s leading business newspaper for the sustainable built environment and the people and issues that surround...

Posted by on Apr 07, 2016 .

Great new range of Eco White envelopes to go along with our new range of Eco White cards. Popular sizes for cards: C6 and Greeting Card size, as well as square envelopes (130mm and 150mm square) for invitations, thank yous and DIY cards.

We've made these envelopes here in Australia from quality text weight printing paper; 100gsm; Bright White; 100% recycled post-consumer and FSC certified. Banker style for most, and pocket for the 130mm square. Lick & Stick closure. Available in Packs of 50; and in Boxes of 500 for the C6 and the Greeting Card envelopes.

Posted by on Mar 23, 2016 .

New in the store are our natural, Free Trade Cotton Shoulder Bags – perfect for conferences, meetings, product launches or just everyday shopping. Certified Free Trade – which means better prices, decent working conditions, local sustainability and fair terms of trade for farmers and workers in the developing world.

Also new: Feeling creative? Need a top quality blank recycled white card to feature your photographs or artwork? Then these new creased cards in 100% recycled Eco White 300gsm may be just the thing. Available in 2 sizes: to fold to A6 (fits in a C6 envelope) or to fold to Greeting Card size (120 x 175mm) which fits in a Greeting Card size envelope. The cards come in packs of 50.

Posted by on Jan 19, 2016 .

The holidays are slowly coming to an end:( and it’s time to start preparing for a green re-entry to school or education. You can find your recycled and green school and education supplies the easy way at BuyEcoGreen School Supplies

What your school stationery and supplies are made of matters. You might only use school stationery for a year or so, but some of the materials it can be made from last a lot longer than that - usually in landfill! Save energy, water and reduce waste with recycled and green school supplies.

Posted by on Dec 17, 2015 .

Another of our creative customers: Hannah has produced a range of beautifully screen-printed cards using our Seeded Paper. She is showing them (in Sydney) together with her textile artworks: "They are currently at the Incinerator Art Space, Willoughby in a group exhibition ‘Contemporary Textiles in Synergy’ until Dec 20. Otherwise people can order via email: or message her at

Posted by on Dec 10, 2015 .

Look what Kerry, one of our very creative customers, did with our recycled kraft Gift Boxes!
Kerry from explains:
"Here’s a pic of how I used your fab boxes by the way, thought that might be nice to see........Chocolate Coated Oreos with Edible Christmas Decorations - added the dividers to stop them sliding around but as you can see the boxes were the perfect size!!! "

Posted by on Nov 10, 2015 .

Make it ... Card it ...  Box it ... Wrap it ... Tie it ... Love it ... Give it ...

Here's a selection of new and traditional recycled and eco materials to help you craft your own special, sustainable Christmas cheer for those who matter to you.

Mix and match with recycled kraft cards, colourful hemp twine, stunning recycled tissue, elegant gift boxes and satchels, printed and plain wraps, practical gift tags, raw and earthy raffia, biodegradable cellophane and more.

Posted by on Sep 24, 2015 .

Recently we wrote an article for the Alsco site Greenroom bog entitled 'The Sustainable Way to Promote Your Brand'. (Alsco provide reusable textile and cleanroom services worldwide). The sustainable way we wrote about involves the use of eco promotional products, printed with logos and branding, through our promotional division:

Here's the article for your information:

Promotional products are generally printed with your logo or message and given away to customers or the general public. They range from very inexpensive mass produced items such as pens, bags, caps etc to short-run, expensive high quality items for valued customers or staff.

Giving promotional products away to your customers or potential clients is a great way to market your business, brand or event. – everyone loves getting something for free for a start. What’s even better is that you have the satisfaction of knowing that you are giving your customers or clients a useful,...