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Dura-Fibre launches 100% recycled folding carton substrate, EcoEarth

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Dura-Fibre launches 100% recycled folding carton substrate, EcoEarth

September 17, 2013 - 02:32

MENASHA, WI, Sept. 17, 2013 (Press Release) -As part of their expanding folding carton line, Dura-Fibre has launched EcoEarth, an environmentally friendly packaging solution made from 100% recycled materials. EcoEarth is FSC certified and offers an ideal balance of durability, printability and sustainability.

EcoEarth is the latest addition to the company's growing heavy weight folding carton offerings. Debbie Koschmann, director of sales said Dura-Fibre has been committed to the use of recycled paperboard for over 50 years, but EcoEarth is the first 100% recycled folding carton offering.

"We wanted a product that maintained the integrity and quality that our customers expect, but that also highlighted our commitment to the environment," said Koschmann. "EcoEarth is an ideal solution to customers seeking a high-quality, green packaging."

Environmental benefits of EcoEarth include:

  • Made from 100% recycled fiber, minimum 85% post-consumer waste
  • FSC certified

EcoEarth is stocked in 36 point caliper and available in brown 2 sides, white/brown, and white 2 sides. Custom calipers available upon request. Strong yet lightweight construction and a smooth printing surface provide a platform for high-impact graphics with superior product protection. The product is FDA approved for food packaging, and can also be used in health and beauty packaging, pharmaceutical packaging, organic goods, hardware, toys and more.

Dura-Fibre's environmental stewardship does not end with EcoEarth. The company's commitment to waste reduction is a top priority, including the reduction of productiongenerated scrap, the recycling of packaging supplies and the use of energy-efficient lighting. Their facility is certified to the standards of Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC), verifying the company sources wood and fiber only from FSC-certified, wellmanaged forests.

About Dura-Fibre

Dura-Fibre, headquartered in Menasha, Wis., creates industrial packaging solutions and heavyweight folding carton materials for use in a wide variety of functional performance and packaging applications. The company has been providing quality products and services for over 75 years.