Green Office Supplies Troutdale OR

Desk supplies come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, but up until now they have had one thing in common: a complete disregard for the environment. Read on.

AlphaGraphics of Vancouver
(360) 213-1515
3000 SE 164th Avenue,Suite 106
Vancouver, WA
Hours
Monday-Friday, 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Portland's source for quality print and digital media services.
(503) 248-0666
200 SW Market Street
Portland, OR
Hours
Monday thru Friday - 7:30am - 6:00pm or by appointment

Centerpoint Graphics
(503) 252-5617
9943 E. Burnside
Portland, OR
 
Tricor Print Communications
(503) 255-5595
7931 Ne Halsey St
Portland, OR
 
Expresscopy.com
(800) 260-5887
6623 NE 59th Place
Portland, OR
 
AlphaGraphics
Portland, OR
 
Neil's Printing Service/Fax
(503) 762-6870
13508 Se Division St
Portland, OR
 
Environmental Paper & Print
(503) 257-9771
11035 Ne Skidmore St
Portland, OR
 
Inkberry Printing
(503) 255-7700
7831 Se Stark St
Portland, OR
 
Witham & Dickey
(503) 736-0111
4824 NE 42nd Avenue
Portland, OR
 

Green Office Supplies

Desk Supplies

Desk supplies come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, but up until now they have had one thing in common: a complete disregard for the environment.  Every office needs things like staples, rulers, scissors, tape, paper clips and rubber bands and they are increasingly being made with eco-friendly materials.  Stop throwing your money at products that are a burden on the environment.

Rulers and push pins can be found that are made from 100% recycled materials, 70-90% of which is post-consumer, which means you will be reusing other people’s old supplies.  And if you are in the market for new scissors, make sure you get a pair that has a 100% recycled plastic handle.

For the heavy pencil user, go for a pencil sharpener made from 100% post-consumer plastic.  It will be better for the environment and will probably last longer than sharpeners made from traditional materials.  And instead of clear tape that is made of acetate, go for cellophane tape made from cellulose, which is an organic compound also referred to as “regenerated cellulose fibers”. 

Lastly, for those uh-oh moments when you reach for the Correction Fluid, try one that is entirely recyclable.  Some manufacturers will give you a pre-addressed envelope, so that you may return the empty bottles back to them.  They will then recycle the residual fluid and bottle.

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