Recycling Counts: Why to Use Recycled Binders, Pocket Folders and Other Products

What good is using a recycled binder or eco friendly pocket folders and tab dividers in the grand scheme of things? You pay attention to composting and what you eat, but what is the benefit to recycled and recyclable office supplies? Can it help or is it just hype? Recycled paper has some large positive […]

School Supplies – Getting Non-toxic, Good Products

I am in the middle of this battle myself. The school supplies “required” by my son’s school are plastic, vinyl or going to fall apart. So what to do? Be inventive. Vinyl binders are not going to happen in my sons life. Toxic, non- recyclable (we have heard even the Staples / Terracycle recycling of vinyl binders is over) […]

Recyclable Office and School Supplies – Why it Matters.

Every year in the U.S. 50 million + 3 ring binders are bought, used, broken and thrown away. The vast majority of these are vinyl binders. That means there is 50 million+ lbs of toxic garbage going into your landfill – Every year. That means that 30 million lbs of vinyl is being produced, waste […]

A brief history of the 3-Ring Binder

Fascinating 3 ring binder information You can use this information to rule the world of presentation material Trivial Pursuit and destroy at office supply Cranium! When was the 3 ring binder invented? That depends on where you are and who you ask. Loose-leaf paper was patented in 1854. Also in 1854, patents were filed for both […]

Get a really, really Green 3-ring Binder

Green is overused as a term for eco-friendly – and eco-friendly is overused already as a marketing term instead of an actual fact. That is why when Naked Binder says we have the most environmentally friendly binders for the planet, we can back that up. Our 3-ring binders are made with 100% FSC certified post […]

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 […]

Customizing a Naked Bare Board Binder – What are the options?

You found a great eco friendly, recycled binder. Now you want to make that binder yours – either for your company, a big proposal, board meeting or school. Sometimes you don’t need a lot of 3-ring binders, but they have to look great. So what are your options? Foil Stamping. A bare board binder takes […]

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 […]