Can You Recycle a Vinyl 3-ring Binder?

Maybe. At least for the back to school rush. We had this come in through our news feed: Office Depot, Inc. (ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, today announced the launch of its Binder Recycling Program, encouraging shoppers to help preserve the environment by […]

Green Meetings – look better, get more done

Greening meetings is a mix of using better materials and having smarter meetings. Greener Meeting Materials: We are not going to beat around the bush here.  We sell eco friendly recycled binders so we just have to say – stop using vinyl binders! While they do hold paper for their lifespan (about 3 months if […]

How to Get Rid of a Vinyl Binder

Getting rid of a vinyl binder actually requires a bit of thought. Vinyl is in essence a toxic substance and if you want to recycle your vinyl binder you have to do some work. To recycle small amounts of vinyl binders: The only parts of a vinyl binder that can be recycled are the rings […]

Why Your Vinyl (and many other) Binders Fall Apart

You just bought a new 3-ring binder and you are ready to be organized – so why is it falling apart when you use it? Traditionally, 3-ring binders are made sort of like books. This is where the book comparison ends. In a poorly made 3-ring binder front board, back board and spine board are […]

Eco Friendly Recycled 3-Ring Binders?

Most people haven’t heard about an eco-friendly 3-ring binder.  Why bother? You may only use a few binders a year, but that adds up to 40-60 million 3-ring binders sold in the US alone every year.  The vast majority of these are made from vinyl. So what is wrong with that? A lot. Those 40 […]

Guide To BPAs

Welcome to the wonders of social media!  I found this forwarded via facebook by a friend via a long chain of people I don’t know.  Love that. Environmental Working Groups has a new guide on BPAs – what they are, how to avoid them. For Example: What are its health risks? BPA is a synthetic […]

Plastics – what you need to know about them

Plastics have become an everyday part of our lives, but are there issues we need to consider? What are the issues inherent in the type of plastic should that, say, you have it on the shelf as a vinyl binder or as a cup you drink out of.  As we become more aware of  of […]

Why move to a paper board binder over vinyl for your business?

Paper board binders are recycled and recyclable but you are used to vinyl.  Why would you switch over? Lets forget about the toxicity of vinyl, lets look at what you get besides those factors. Lets look at the functional differences. First off, a Naked Binder will not fall apart. If you have ever used  a […]