Back at our Honeycomb printing press we use earth-friendly materials. We value and preserve our natural resources by printing on recycled paper which is certified by the Forest Stewardship Council and Green Seal. The paper company is a member of the SmartWay Transport Partnership and the cards are printed locally to also limit CO2 emissions. Our protective sleeve, an Eco Bag, is made from plants and is Certified Compostable by the Biodegradable Products Institute. We also use 100% original artwork (okay maybe the last part isn’t all that eco, but the artist is 100% hormone free and free range…does that count?)
As you know we also support the “Save the Honeybee Foundation” by donating a portion of our proceeds from the card sales to their efforts to educate and save honeybees. If you want to donate or learn more about their cause, we encourage you to visit the “Save the Honey Bee Foundation” Website and Donate all You Can!
Why do the Honeybees Need Saving?
Honeybee hives have been dying out in increasingly alarming numbers for over a decade now. The Save the Honeybee Foundation believes that the solution to the world-wide honeybee crisis is to reduce the environmental toxins affecting the bees, and to transform beekeeping methods that stress the hive. These actions support the restoration of the natural immune response of the bees to the diseases that are plaguing them.
Environmental Toxins + Stress = Compromised Immune Response
[info ]From the “NATURE” season premiere “Silence of the Bees”. Academy Award-winning actor F. Murray Abraham narrates “NATURE,” the Peabody and Emmy award-winning series produced by Thirteen/WNET New York for PBS. [/info]
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