eco friendly & organic fabrics, that are printed in small batches in the USA with natural inks.
support fair trade
organizations to ensure that local artisans work in a healthy environment and receive a fair wage.
We carry many products made from
repurposed and recycled items
offset our climate footprint
through Carbon Fund to support renewable energy and reforestation projects that reduce CO2.
We ship all of our UPS packages using their Carbon Neutral Shipping Option which helps us offset the environmental cost of sending your goods from Minnesota.
reuse paper, boxes and envelopes
whenever possible. Don't be surprised to see your items packaged in reused boxes or envelopes...remember reusing is even better than recycling!
green office certified
through the Greenline Paper Co., which means we use energy wisely, we recycle, we use recycled products & we are overall environmentally savvy.
We use Priority Mail boxes (which are post consumer recycled) and rarely add packaging materials. But, when we must, we
reuse packing materials
that have been sent to us by others. In the last 7 years we haven't bought a single padded envelope or packing peanut.
All day-to-day printing is done on
& we always use both sides.
all unusable paper, cardboard, newsprint, plastic, metal and glass.
We recycle unusable Tyvec envelopes through an agreement with Dupont, who uses them to make park benches and playground equipment.
We print our catalog using
on recycled paper with at least 10% post consumer content.
plant three trees for every one tree used
in our catalog production through a collaboration with the Arbor Day Foundation. So far this year we sponsored the planting of 2,000 trees in Michigan's Pere Marquette State Forest, and are sponsoring another round of trees this fall.