Tagged: green

Keep it Simple on Earth Day.

On Saturday, April 22nd, it will be the 47th Anniversary of Earth Day! Founded in 1970 as a day of education about environmental issues, Earth Day is now a globally celebrated holiday that is sometimes extended into Earth Week, a full seven days of events focused on green awareness. Earth Day was originally aimed at creating a mass environmental movement. It began as a “national teach-in on the environment” and was held on April 22 to maximize the number of students that could be reached on university campuses. RJ Schinner has many products that are sustainable and green choices.  This...

Introducing Simple Earth Dispensers

Simple Earth adds Dispensers to enhance the brand’s line of 100% recycled paper products. RJ Schinner is excited to announce the addition of Simple Earth Dispensers to the Simple Earth paper product line. Use these sleek, efficient dispensers to provide your customers with the same quality paper solutions you have come to expect from Simple Earth. Simple Earth paper dispensers span the entire sustainable paper product line. House your Simple Earth products in these clean, unobtrusive dispensers to add a measure of professional efficiency to any space, and make a lasting commitment to help support the environment. Click here to...

Empress Earth for Earth Day!

Celebrate the 46th Anniversary of Earth Day with Empress Earth Products! Empress Earth is a brand new line in the Empress Family of Products.  The Empress Earth Bagasse Products utilize what would commonly be a waste product from sugar production (Bagasse) to make a wide variety of sustainable products. Why Sugarcane? Sugarcane is a renewable plant in two ways. Sugarcane plants can be harvested more than once, and are a crop that grows after it is cut and planted again. Since sugarcane is a renewable and fast growing plant, the by-product (crushed sugarcane stalks, referred to as Bagasse) is a...

Celebrate Earth Day with These Green Products!

Today marks the 45th anniversary of Earth Day! Earth Day is an annual event, celebrated on April 22, on which day events worldwide are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. It was first celebrated in 1970, and is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network, and celebrated in more than 192 countries each year. RJ Schinner has many products that are sustainable and green choices.  This post will touch on a few of them.  If you would like more information on other green choices, visit our Green Product Literature Page. There you will find sell sheets, brochures, and...

Solaris Paper Takes Positive Steps Toward Sustainability

Solaris Paper, a towel and tissue manufacturer is partnered with Asia Pulp & Paper as part of their vertical business model. Basically, APP grows, harvests and produces the pulp and paper which Solaris converts into quality away-from-home towel and tissue products. Solaris products include the Livi and Nvi lines of products. Historically, Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) has faced some harsh criticism on it’s sustainability practices. They were the center of many environmental controversies about their deforestation practices, operations encroaching on protected wildlife and illegal logging of protected trees. Greenpeace held many campaigns against them, the FSC cut it’s ties...

Fifty Shades of Green! Eco-Friendly Products for Earth Day

While most places are still a dingy shade of brown, the greens of Spring are starting to pop up! One of the early harbingers of Spring is Earth Day, the annual celebration of conservation that has been observed on the 22nd of April every year since 1970. Year over year, the role of Earth Day has done it’s job in increasing awareness of more responsible consumerism, and taking better care of the environment. It all began with the Keep America Beautiful organization, established in 1953, which is the non-profit group responsible for the campaign that gave us the famous Iron...

Help Your Customers Go Green, with Green Literature!

It’s a vastly different world than it was 40 years ago. “Tree-Hugger” is no longer an insult in today’s society- in fact, it’s those people not hugging trees that are chastised! Between government regulations to reduce emissions, and societal perceptions of corporate sustainability, being green is becoming more important than ever. The green economy is actually expected to get even greener, with expected industry growth over the next 5 years to be an annual average of 5.2% according to a study performed by IBISWorld. As the economy overall recovers, more and more companies are willing to spend a little bit...

Earth Friendly Products Put “Green” on the Silver Screen

Happy Earth Day! Today is a day of celebration and dedication to conserve and preserve our planet’s resources and beauty. As the green movement gains momentum throughout the cleaning industry, it’s a perfect day to shine the spotlight on one of the industry’s greenest companies. Unlike other manufacturers who have just recently begun producing green products, Earth Friendly Products got started in 1967 when the word “green” still referred to the color. Formerly known as Venus Laboratories, Earth Friendly Products manufactures green cleaning products and personal care products that are entirely free of 1,4-dioxane, formaldehyde, phosphates, caustics, chlorine bleach, and...

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RJ Schinner is Now Selling PrimeWare- a Greener Solution

As the leaves outside are changing to the beautiful colors of Autumn, RJ Schinner has just become a little more green. Introducing PrimeWare, a full product line of biodegradable and compostable tableware for foodservice and commercial use, that is produced using environmentally safe materials such as sugar cane. Certified by BPI as well as ASTM for it’s biodegradable and compostable properties, PrimeWare is another one of many brands currently offered by RJ Schinner that will aid your business in reducing their carbon footprint on the path to sustainable practices. Just who is PrimeWare? This excerpt, taken from their website, helps...

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How Green, Sustainable Practices Benefit the JanSan Industry

The green trend of the past few years has actually proven to be a smart move for the JanSan industry. According to Steven Ashkin at DestinationGreen.com: “If being Greener and more sustainable in today’s economy can help a cleaning contractor, jansan distributor, manufacturer, or other entity cut costs, improve worker productivity, and enhance overall operating efficiency, then most will believe it is worth investigating. Fortunately, we are now learning that operating in a Greener more sustainable manner can generate these savings and benefits.” What was initially perceived in the industry as a trend has now become a standard business practice....