Recycled birthday wrap saves trees and saves you from green guilt. That said, many companies design eco-wrap with few, or bland colors, and barely there designs. But kids like a little color and pop with their birthday gifts. Luckily, Snail’s Pace is here to help. This brand new eco-friendly stationary and gift wrap company offers a brilliant line of well-designed paper goods, that will appeal to both kids and adults. Abbey Press, a printing press located at the Saint Meinrad Archabbey in southern Indiana, makes all their birthday gift wrap with FSC-certified, 100% post-consumer fiber and they print their pretty designs with soy-based inks. Each sheet of lovely birthday gift wrap includes convenient cut lines on the back and measures a larger-than-average 36″ x 25.”
The entire Snail’s Pace line includes paper goods such as note cards, gift bags, various occasion gift wrap, journals and more and everything is shipped in eco-friendly packaging. Best of all, the Archabbey’s eco-ethics extend beyond their paper goods. The Archabbey and Abbey Press has an impressive recycling program, have planted more than 220,000 trees, saved about 555 acres of crop and pastureland through their wetlands reserve program, and they’re experimenting with fuel efficient vehicles. Several buildings on the Abbey grounds’ are actually heated with recycled motor, hydraulic and gear oil in waste-oil furnaces. Their outstanding eco-record coupled with delicious kid-friendly designs makes purchasing your green birthday wrap from Snail’s Pace all the sweeter.
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