sustainability

Americans Want U.S. Goods, But Don’t Want to Pay More

July 21, 2017
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A Reuters/Ipsos poll this week found that 70 percent of Americans think it is important to buy American-made products. However, 37 percent in that same poll said they would not want to pay more for American-made goods. Nashville Wraps says, “No problem!”

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Now Offering THE Most Beautiful Gift Wrap by Sullivan Paper

July 14, 2017
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When you have a beautiful retail store, you want your retail packaging to reflect all things lovely. Nashville Wraps is so proud to announce we are now offering Sullivan Gift Wrap. For over 75 years, it has been some of the finest gift wrap made in America for retail shops. Sullivan wrapping paper is made […]

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Echoview Fiber Mill – Making Made in America Awesome!

September 30, 2016
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Julie Jensen is an entrepreneurial genius with a heart for America and sustainable farming. She found a way to create manufacturing here in the USA to support American jobs. After many years working as a tax lawyer in Washington DC, she decided to leave her job. She moved south and bought 27 acres of land just north of Asheville, North […]

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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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Budget-Friendly & Fun: Paper Raffia Print & Metallics

April 8, 2016
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Have you seen our new Paper Raffia in Prints and Metallics? These small-scale patterns are so much fun tied on a cute gift box – no need for gift wrap! Almost like a wired ribbon, raffia has a “memory” so it’s great for creating simple bows.

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New Window Take Out Boxes Take the Cake – and the Cobbler

February 26, 2016
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It’s a new era for food packaging, folks. Gone are the days of not being able to see at a glance what sort of delicious leftovers or delectable desserts hide inside an eco-friendly take out box. Husbands and wives will no longer accidentally grab the other person’s leftovers for lunch the next day. Scrumptious cobblers and slices […]

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Mexican-Inspired Taza Chocolate Helped Pioneer the Stone-Ground Chocolate Movement

January 8, 2016
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With Valentine’s Day just a month away, who doesn’t want to talk about chocolate? One of Nashville Wraps’ favorite chocolate customers is Taza Chocolate in Somerville, MA just outside Boston. Founder Alex Whitmore took his anthropology degree and love for history and culture to Oaxaca, Mexico in 2005. It was there when he had his first bite […]

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TruBee Honey: A Sweet, Sustainable Success Story

July 26, 2013
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I first experienced TruBee Honey earlier this summer at the Porter Flea Market in East Nashville. “Queen Bee” Laura Kimball (above) was giving out samples of different vintages of honey – produced locally in beautiful Arrington, Tenn. – and it was love at first taste. As I tried to decide which sweet flavors to take […]

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It’s Easy to Be Green at East Nashville’s Green Wagon

April 19, 2013
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Nestled in a little house near East Nashville’s 5 Points, The Green Wagon has a big mission: To make living sustainably convenient for their customers. Owner Jennifer Casale’s dream of creating a green general store, stocked only with natural and organic products sustainably made in the USA and locally produced whenever possible, was funded with […]

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Nashville Wraps from Recycled Beginnings

August 24, 2012
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Nashville Wraps’ own Kathy Green describes how her brother Robby Meadows started the company. Robby and I were raised by thrifty and resourceful parents. Our Dad rarely threw anything away. Rubbish-rescued odds & ends often made their way into his DIY projects. Once he made a patio light cover from Mom’s discarded aluminum bun warmer! […]

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