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Every Day Should Be Earth Day

April 20, 2018

Anyone who has been following the news lately could tell you that we humans could do a better job of taking care of our planet. Perhaps you’ve seen reports about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch – a floating raft of debris in the Pacific Ocean twice the size of Texas. Or maybe you’ve read that plastic fibers have been found in […]

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American Made Plastic Bags Don’t Deserve to Be Banned – Here’s Why

April 22, 2016
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Happy Earth Day! Let’s set the record straight. With all the bad press plastic bags get in the media today, Nashville Wraps wants to keep bringing you the truth so you can make informed decisions as a retailer. We sell both paper and plastic bags, but we feel plastic bags are getting a bad rap and […]

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Plastic T-Sacks Recycled Into Sleeping Mats for the Homeless

December 12, 2014
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Who would have thought you could crochet 500 plastic t-sacks into a sleeping mat? But that is exactly what dozens of non-profit organizations and churches are doing across the country to help the homeless. One such organization is Huntsville, Alabama’s Operation Green Team (an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, Inc.). They have a city-wide effort […]

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juice. Nashville – Restoring Health One Bottle at a Time

March 14, 2014
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Nashville Wraps’ customer Stephanie Waring started feeling so sick it landed her in the hospital for days at a time. Doctors couldn’t figure out what was wrong. Stephanie never considered her diet might be the problem, until her brother, who had recently started juicing, encouraged her to buy a juicer. Having tried everything and “at […]

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Our Carbon Footprint

May 23, 2012
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When I go hiking in the mountains, there are reminders posted on the trail that say “pack it in … pack it out”. It means if you bring something on the trail, take it back with you. Helping to keep the trail in its natural condition is being responsible with the resource. Another way to […]

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Are paper bags killing trees?

April 6, 2012
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Recently I went on a hiking trip with a friend in the Great Smokey Mountains National Park. I hadn’t been on that particular trail since I was 16 years old. I kept saying that I remembered the trees being bigger and more of them. My friend said it was just my memory embellishing the forest […]

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Reusable Bag Update – Plastic vs. Cotton Bags

May 2, 2011
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Every time I go to the grocery I take an impromptu poll on people that bring their reusable grocery bags. It’s about 20% now at Publix depending on which clerk you ask. Last year it was 15%. Remember when activist groups were freaking out over “billions of plastic bags”? So now we have billions of […]

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Green Washing at Nashville Wraps?

February 7, 2011
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Can you save 15% on car insurance… Is green washing at Nashville Wraps hard to believe? You betcha! Recently a comment came to my attention that posed an interesting question, basically the comment was “how is it that Nashville Wraps is the “Leader in Eco-Friendly Packaging” but you mail catalogs in a plastic bag? I […]

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When we ban plastic bags.

January 31, 2011
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A few years ago that strong, thin and sort of crinkly plastic was thought to be a modern miracle product; now it seems to be the poster child for all the undesirable elements of our disposable society in general. Many would like to see us change… and we should.

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About Compostable Snack Packaging

October 12, 2010
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In order for packaging to be green it should be reusable. How do you reuse a bag that chips came in? Unless you have some creative idea in mind for it, you (should be able to) toss it into the recycling bin!

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