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New Sizes, New Materials!

We've been making some changes behind the scenes at PURE Labels! Recently we replaced our compostable natural hemp facestock with the more durable and improved compostable sugarcane facestock. Our new sugarcane face stock has a similar natural look and appeal to the old hemp material, and it remains fully compostable, natural, vegan, and tree-free. We've also taken this [...]

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Non-GMO Packaging and Labeling

If you shop in or supply to natural food stores, you’ve probably seen products labeled “Non-GMO” or “GMO-Free”. GMO stands for Genetically Modified Organisms, and refers to food that has been artificially altered at the genetic level. Common GMO foods include soy, canola, corn, and sugar beets. The Non-GMO Project website has more information about [...]

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Bio Fach 2016

With BIOFACH, the world’s leading trade fair for organic food, happening this week organic food retailers will be coming together for the various events and exhibits. For over 25 years BIOFACH has been the event where people get together to share their interest in organic food: attendees will be looking for new organic food products, [...]

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Compostable Packaging Solutions For Entrepreneurs

It can be a challenge to find just the right eco-friendly solution for your packaging needs. At Distant Village and PURE Labels we have worked hard to create the perfect compostable packaging solution! If you have an eco-friendly brand, it makes sense that the companies that supply you with goods and services should also be sustainable. [...]

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Sustainable Packaging In Food Service

Are you looking for a complete compostable solution for your take-out containers? PURE Labels compostable labels are a great match for your eco-friendly food service containers!The demand for food service disposables in the U.S. is projected to increase 3.9 percent every year, to 21.9 billion in 2019 (source: Packworld.com). Now would be the perfect time [...]

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5 Characteristics of Sustainability-Driven Entrepreneurs

Right now “sustainability” still means pushing back against business as usual. As a young sustainability professional, I wanted to further explore the characteristics of successful sustainability-driven entrepreneurs. 1. Sustainable DNA They make sure sustainability is baked into their business model. Over 1,300 companies have met B-Lab’s requirements and are officially recognized as a Certified B Corporation. [...]

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Changes at PURE Labels

We’ve made some changes at PURE Labels this week to our custom printed labels! Our source for the hemp paper that we have used as face stock for our custom labels has been unreliable and inconsistent, we wanted to improve this and also give our customers the same natural appeal and gain improved label performance at [...]

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Vegan Labels for Vegan Products

November is World Vegan Month! No matter what type of product - be it vegan food, vegan cosmetics, vegan apparel - businesses that sell vegan products must ensure that their product is entirely vegan from production to sale, and this includes the packaging! In comparison to vegetarians, vegans refuse not only meat but also all animal-based products [...]

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Buy 2 Get 1 Free Recycle Friendly Address & Shipping Labels

With the holidays quickly approaching, you’re going to be sending lots of cards and packages. If you’re an eco-friendly business you may have spent some time carefully selecting a recycled or sustainable option for the holiday cards your business will be sending to customers or clients. Did you know that there are also sustainable options [...]

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Eco-Friendly Packaging For The Marijuana Industry

As you may know, the legal marijuana industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the United States. To date, four states have legalized retail marijuana, twenty-three states have legalized medical cannabis, and the industry is expected to grow further over the next five years.There are many facets of the industry, including but not [...]

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