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ThreeMain & Salazar Packaging: A Sustainable Packaging Love Story

Posted by ThreeMain on May 2, 2019 2:00:00 PM

4 Sustainable Packaging Practices Small Businesses Can Adopt to Reduce Their Carbon Impact

According to a 2018 UN memo, we have 12 years to limit climate change catastrophe.

But unfortunately, no magic bullet can stop climate change.

Recycling alone won’t get us there. Neither will #LivingPlasticFree or shopping locally.

We all need to take stock and figure out new ways we can live sustainably.

For ThreeMain, that means taking a hard look at ourselves and implementing sustainable practices in every area of our operations.

From recyclable refill pouches to naturally-derived formulas, we’re always looking for new ways to reduce our eco-impact. And through our partnership with Salazar Packaging, we’ve even been able to make our packaging sustainable.

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Topics: sustainable packaging, sustainable living, #cleaningwithmeaning

5 Trends in Sustainable Packaging

Posted by ThreeMain on Mar 12, 2019 2:09:00 PM

Getting Smart About Sustainable Packaging

At ThreeMain, we’re continually researching, discussing, and brainstorming new ways to put sustainability first (recyclable refill packages, anyone?). That’s why we were so excited to attend the Sustainability in Packaging Conference, put on by the Smithers Group, in Chicago last week.

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Topics: Sustainability, sustainable packaging, sustainable living

Sustainable Living 101: 3 Easy Steps to Help You Live More Sustainably

Posted by ThreeMain on Feb 28, 2019 4:16:36 PM

How to Start Living a sustainable Life Today

We hear a lot about why it’s important to have a sustainable lifestyle, but what does that actually entail?

Does living sustainably mean having a home vegetable garden?

Does sustainability mean donating your old clothes and shopping at thrift stores?

Is sustainability about installing solar panels on your roof?

The truth is that there are lots of ways to practice a sustainable lifestyle and you don’t have to upend your life to do it.

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Topics: Sustainability, Sustainable Shopping, sustainable packaging, sustainable living

10 Super Easy Ways to Sustainably Shop

Posted by ThreeMain on Nov 6, 2018 12:12:00 PM

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Our guide to shopping better and using more of what you already have

While you may not be able to change the world in one day, you can take small steps to help make it a bit greener. When it comes to living an eco-friendly lifestyle, the best place to begin is sustainable shopping.

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Topics: green products, maketheswitch, Sustainability, Sustainable Shopping, greenliving, Packaging Education, Shopping, sustainable, sustainable packaging

Green Living 101: 5 Easy Ways to Reduce Plastic Use in Your Home

Posted by ThreeMain on Sep 27, 2018 8:00:00 AM

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Your Plastic-Free Home Journey Starts Today

When it comes to sustainable living, having a plastic-free home can seem like an impossible task. Go ahead - take a look around and count how many plastic items you see. If you found a few, don’t feel guilty! Plastic is everywhere.

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Topics: Going Green, green products, maketheswitch, Ocean Plastic, Social Responsibility, Sustainability, Sustainable Shopping, clean environment, cleaning, greenliving, Inspiration, Packaging Education, safer products, Shopping, Social Plastic, sustainable packaging

What is Sustainable Packaging and Why Does it Matter?

Posted by Joe & Lauren on Aug 28, 2018 7:14:00 PM

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Shop Sustainable, Save the Earth

When a product’s packaging is developed to improve sustainability, we consider it Sustainable Packaging. This is achieved through the increased use of life cycle inventory (LCI) and life cycle assessment (LCA) which guides the use of packaging and thus reduces the environmental impact and ecological footprint.

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Topics: Ocean Plastic, plastic problem, Social Responsibility, Sustainability, clean environment, packaging, Packaging Education, safer products, Social Plastic, sustainable, sustainable packaging

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