The little things add up- small items such as paper clips, rubber bands and office labels add more than you may think into landfills, waste, trash and garbage. The most eco friendly thing you can do is reduce any amount of paper you use. You can save money and the environment by going paperless- thus reducing amount of paper, file folders and labels.
But if you do use labels- Consider using Recycled Paper labels available from the following companies. For Specialty labels- Click your State (on the sidebar for a list of Certified Green Printers. ) The EPA recommends labels be composed of 50% recycled content with at least 30% post consumer- content
Eco Friendly Office Labels
- Worldlabel.com Recycled Labels – 50 types of 100% postconsumer recycled labels ($23/100 sheets of labels).
- Avery EcoFriendly Labels – new eco line made from 100% post-consumer waste paper using a chlorine-free bleaching process; instructions printed using soy-based inks ($13/750 labels).