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March 2007, v.2 i.3         

In This Issue
Recycling 2.0
Dark Green Highlights
Reorders Made Easy
Good Things Come...
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You buy recycled paper, but what about recycling that old computer?  And what about moving beyond the print room and into the breakroom when making responsible  purchasing decisions?  In this, the third month of the year, we focus on the next steps in office greening.  Below,  learn how to e-cycle, buy biodegradable, and avoid searching yet again for your favorite pen.

Recycling 2.0
 Today, 32% of this country's municipal waste is recycled - a rate that has almost doubled in the past 15 years in part because of extensive curbside services.  But many more materials can be recycled than those allowed in the big blue bin. has partnered with Earth911 to provide an easy and comprehensive online tool that lists local recyclers.  Just click on the link from our home page and you'll find everything from a nearby recycling center that accepts uncommon plastics to a pick-up service for your old computers.

Find Local Recyclers Now!
Dark Green Highlights
bio clear cups
 Noticed that some of our greenest products have recently been out of stock?  We've updated our inventory and now offer a wide range of those hard to find truly sustainable solutions:

Biodegradable Spotlight: This month, we're featuring cold-drink cups derived from corn starch that look and feel just like plastic but are completely biodegradable.  Find these plus other earth friendly dining options in our breakroom section.

A Pen to Behold:  
Our stock of Goodkind pens, mechanical pencils, and refills are handy buys you can feel great about.  Made from recycled woodscraps originating from FSC certified forests, with long-lasting post-consumer brass ink cartridges, these are as sustainable as pens get and they work beautifully too!  Try our personal favorite - the Triggerwood Smooth Action Ballpoint.

Ecover All-Purpose Cleaner
: Mid-march means one thing - Spring Cleaning!  We love Ecover's entirely biodegradable, plant-based, multi-surface cleaner because it works as well as the traditional brands but without any toxins or chemical residue.   And the smell?  Incredible.
Reorders Made Easy with My Lists
Did you know that at you can easily re-order from a previous purchase as well as create any number of personalized shopping lists? 

Just login, click on the "My Lists" link below the product search bar, and shop from the automatically generated Previously Ordered Items list.  You can also create customized lists of supplies you anticipate ordering by clicking the "Add to My Lists" button next to any product.

Good Things Come...

Troubled by slow website response times during peak shopping hours?  High interest in our one-stop shop has at times required customers to wait longer than desired.  We've recently doubled  the speed for key clicks and continue to work around the clock to make things snappier.  In the meantime, if you have any trouble finding what you need, call us and we'll be happy to help.

As always, we greatly appreciate those dedicated customers helping us green the office supply industry by spreading the word.  To forward to a friend, just click the blue link at the bottom of this page. Team