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The Jane Goodall Institute Chooses a Material Worthy of Its Mission

The Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) is a global conservation organization founded in 1977 by Dr. Jane Goodall, whose pioneering work with chimpanzees in the 1960s brought worldwide attention to the behavior of these amazing animals. JGI believes that “by protecting chimpanzees and inspiring people to conserve the natural world we all share, we improve the […]

CCAN Takes on the Threat of Rising Sea Levels

Our 2021 Ecoprint calendar, Protecting the Natural Beauty of the Chesapeake Bay, has given us the opportunity to work with 13 different organizations, all dedicated to helping solve the environmental challenges in this important ecological hub. November features the Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN), a grassroots nonprofit that fights global warming in DC, Maryland, and […]

Is Paper with Post-Consumer Waste Really Better? (Yes! Here’s Why)

In trying to meet your sustainability goals, you have a choice between paper made with virgin fiber and paper that contains some percentage of post-consumer waste (PCW), or paper waste that is collected from homes and offices. Is one better than the other? It depends on your goals.  Paper made with 100% virgin fiber can […]

Chesapeake Legal Alliance: Champions for the Enforcement and Transparency of Environmental Laws

Our 2021 Ecoprint calendar, Protecting the Natural Beauty of the Chesapeake Bay, has given us the opportunity to work with 13 different organizations, all dedicated to helping solve the environmental challenges in this important ecological hub. October features Chesapeake Legal Alliance (CLA), the only regional organization dedicated to providing free legal services to protect the […]

Join us for Car Free Day

Car Free Day is an international event held every September 22 to help reduce the number of cars on the roads and encourage people to find other transportation options (train, bus, bicycle, carpool, vanpool, subway, or walking). Car Free Day is celebrated in 46 countries and over 2,000 cities. Going car-free (or car-lite in the […]

Phillips Wharf Environmental Center Begins to Rebuild

Our 2021 Ecoprint calendar, Protecting the Natural Beauty of the Chesapeake Bay, has given us the opportunity to work with 13 different organizations, all dedicated to helping solve the environmental challenges in this important ecological hub. September features Phillips Wharf Environmental Center (PWEC), a nonprofit located in Talbot County, Maryland that works to educate people […]

USPS rate increase blowing a hole through your marketing budget? We found the silver lining.

When USPS postal rates rise—as they will on Sunday, August 29, 2021—we all feel the pinch. But what if you could turn the postal increase from a negative to a positive for your direct mail budget? You’d be a marketing genius, right? If you’ve been sending oversized postcards, get ready because we’ve found the silver […]

Say goodbye to plastic outdoor signs

Marketers looking for inexpensive, durable outdoor signage often turn to Coroplast, a popular substrate used for everything from event signage to political yard signs. Made of corrugated plastic, Coroplast is inexpensive and strong. While it is recyclable, it doesn’t present an Earth-friendly image. Less than 10% of plastic is recycled, and with the remainder either […]

Waterkeepers Chesapeake and the Fight to Clean Up Conowingo Dam

Our 2021 Ecoprint calendar, Protecting the Natural Beauty of the Chesapeake Bay, has given us the opportunity to work with 13 different organizations, all dedicated to helping solve the environmental challenges in this important ecological hub. August features Waterkeepers Chesapeake, an organization that works to protect their community, rivers, and streams from pollution. Since it […]

7 Steps to Reduce Your Plastic Consumption

According to City to Sea, 12 million tons of plastic are entering our oceans every year.  That equates to an entire trash truck full every minute. So how do we stop the flow? It’s up to every one of us to do our part. Are you ready to start cutting back on the amount of […]