Green Office Supplies Waterville ME

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.

Portland Photo Works
(207) 228-5829
142 High St.
Portland, ME
 
Brown Fox Printing
(207) 284-1055
2 Main Street
Biddeford, ME
 
Sappi Fine Paper
(207) 238-3000
1329 Waterville Rd
Skowhegan, ME
 
Bunzl New England
(207) 854-4700
Gorham, ME
 
Sappi Fine Paper Technology Center R & D
(207) 856-3660
300 Warren Ave
Westbrook, ME
 
Tree House Graphics
(207) 627-8070
PO Box 163
Casco, ME
 
Full Court Press
(207) 464-0002
855 Main Street
Westbrook, ME
 
Paper Center Inc
(207) 774-3971
154 Saint John St
Portland, ME
 
Sappi Fine Paper
(207) 854-7000
179 John Roberts Rd
South Portland, ME
 
Xpedx
(207) 773-2973
290 Presumpscot St
Portland, ME
 

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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