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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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California Cans Plastic Bag Ban

September 20, 2010
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On August 31, 2010, the California State Senate rejected the proposal banning single-use plastic bags. It would have been the first statewide ban on plastic bags in the U.S.

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Reusable Bags – A Health Risk?

September 7, 2010
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As consumers we’ve been eco-arm-twisted into using reusable bags. So now what is this about health risks? And how can we make heads or tails of all the conflicting info in the Reusable vs. Plastic vs. Cotton Bag Controversy?

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Plastic Bags made from Shellfish.

July 28, 2010
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Nashville Wraps has been selling PE bags containing up to 15% carbonate for years. It is an industry-wide standard and has been for as long as we can remember.

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