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12 Recycled OfficeMate Stapler Kits to Win!

This weekly/weekend giveaway is sponsored by OfficeMate! At the beginning of July, in the middle of summer, we’re already thinking about Back to School. Really? Thinking about school and it’s the middle of summer? It’s true. We don’t want to ruin your summer but we want to giveaway a lot of goodies that make you [keep reading...]

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10 “Remarkable” Recycled Office Products

What can you do with all this? If you’re smart you’ll go dumpster diving and start up a company called “Remarkable” From their website: “Our philosophy at Remarkable is to create recycled items that are well-designed, great quality and a joy to own. As well as their environmental credentials – all our products are made [keep reading...]

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Soda Lovers: Get Soap in Your Favorite Bottles

This morning I found the site of a soap that is getting a lot of talk right now. New Soap, Old Bottle. I read a few opinions about this new product and it seems to be pretty widely endorsed. One comment I read explained that if nothing else this should inspire us to reuse our [keep reading...]

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Pre-Consumer vs Post-Consumer Waste: What’s the Difference???

  We had a Shoplet debate the other day about the difference between Post and Pre Consumer Recycled Content. We thought we might as well  group all of our products that contain any recycled content all together. Then the question came up, well what’s the difference? Does it matter which they used? Here’s our most [keep reading...]

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Become Green & Lean in Your Office

We received a lovely pamphlet on how to be Green & Lean in your workplace environment. Check out what it said: “At home, most of us recycle; many of us are committed to minimizing waste, buying organic and doing our part to help contribute to a healthier and greener environment. But in the workplace, it’s [keep reading...]

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How’d They Do That? Recycling Paper

Ever wonder how paper gets recycled? Sorting The first step involves sorting the paper to be recycled. Recycled paper should be kept free of contaminates such as food, plastic, metal, and other trash as these can make paper difficult to recycle. Contaminated paper which cannot be recycled is composted, burned for energy, or sent to [keep reading...]

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Recycled Hand Truck Chair

When my family moved from our first house, we did it all ourselves. Yeah it was a pretty miserable task but it definitely had it’s entertaining moments. Like playing around on hand trucks. I have this image in my head of climbing on to the hand truck, laying back and being whirled around. These days [keep reading...]