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Digital Compatible Earth Cards

LEVEL 1 Cards– These are card products that have some important earth friendly construction and/or earth renewal characteristics, and can be imaged by a traditional laser or by digital equipment.  These cards are a more earth friendly version of traditional card products that are very functional and cost effective.

LEVEL 2 Cards – These are card products that have some significant earth friend

ly construction and/or earth renewal characteristics (more so than the Level 1 Earth Cards), and can be imaged by traditional lasers or by digital equipment.  These cards are a more earth friendly version of traditional card products that are very functional and cost effective.

LEVEL 3 Cards – THESE LEVEL 3 Cards are as earth friendly as is possible using today’s technology! These are card products that have very significant earth friendly construction and/or earth renewal characteristics and can be imaged digitally or by traditional lasers.  Hence, these Level 3 Earth Cards are the most environmentally (greener) friendly card products on the market.

These Level 3 cards can be used as membership cards, direct mail acquisition cards, gift cards, rewards cards and other card functions.

9 MIL LASER-X CLEAN RELEASE EARTH CARD

This is a thin (9 Mil) plastic card that is affixed to a letter or other type of carrier sheet, and then run through a laser printer or digital printer to add personalization to the card and the sheet.  The personalized card can then be removed from the personalized sheet without leaving any glue residue.

The card itself is made from at least 40% recycled polyester material and has a virgin plastic clear laminate on the back of the card and on the sheet where it’s affixed.  While we do not consider these laminates earth friendly, they are necessary to allow for the card to be released from the sheet cleanly. These laminates comprise only about 2% of the overall card/form product.

The letter (form) is made from 100% recycled fiber and is completely compostable.

PLA PEEL CARDLaminate cards

This is a letter or carrier sheet that has an integrated card portion that is die cut and is covered with a toner receptive earth friendly PLA laminate.  The personalized card can be easily peeled out from the personalized sheet after both have been imaged by a laser or digital printer.

The card itself is made from a paper core (using 100% recycled fiber), then we add a front earth friendly PLA laminate – “PLA means “Poly Lactic Acid – which is a plastic substitute made from fermented plant starch and is all natural.

There is a virgin plastic clear back laminate on the card and a virgin plastic clear laminate patch that stays on the form that are both necessary to allow for the card to be released from the sheet cleanly.  We do not consider these laminates earth friendly but are necessary to allow for the cards to be released from the sheet cleanly.  These laminates comprise only about 2-3% of the overall form/card product.

The letter (form) is made from 100% recycled fiber and is completely compostable.

Paper card10 POINT PAPER LASER-X TAG CLEAN RELEASE EARTH CARD

This is a thin (10Point) paper card that is affixed to a letter or other type of carrier sheet and then run through a laser printer or digital printer to add personalization to the card and the sheet.  The personalized card can then be removed from the personalized sheet without leaving any glue residue.

The card itself is made from an 8 Point 100% recycled paper fiber and has a 2 Mil virgin plastic clear laminate on the back of the card and on the sheet where it’s affixed.  While we do not consider these laminates earth friendly, they are necessary to allow for the card to be released from the sheet cleanly.  These laminates comprise only about 2% of the overall card/form product.

The letter (form) is made from 100% recycled fiber and is completely compostable.

TRADITIONAL PUNCH OUT EARTH CARDGift cards

This is a letter or carrier sheet that has a paper card portion that is die cut so that the personalized card can be easily punched out from the personalized sheet after both have been imaged by a laser or digital printer.

The letter (form) is made from 100% recycled fiber and is completely compostable.

10 POINT LASER-X TAG CLEAN RELEASE EARTH CARD:

This is a thin (10Point) paper card that is affixed to a letter or other type of carrier sheet and then run through  laser printer or digital printer to add personalization to the card and the sheet.  The personalized card can then be removed from the personalized sheet without leaving any glue residue.

The card itself is made from an 8 Point 100% recycled paper fiber and has a 2 Mil all natural PLA laminate on the back of the card and on the sheet where it’s affixed. PLA means Poly Lactic Acid – which is a plastic substitute made from fermented plant starch and is all natural.

The letter (form) is made from 100% recycled fiber and is completely compostable.

PLA LEVEL 3 PEEL CARD:

This is a letter or carrier sheet that has an integrated card portion that is die cut and is covered with a toner receptive earth friendly PLA laminate.  The personalized card can be easily peeled out from the personalized sheet after both have been imaged by a laser or digital printer.

The card itself is made from a paper core (using 100% recycled fiber), then we add a front earth friendly PLA laminate – “PLA means “Poly Lactic Acid – which is a plastic substitute made from fermented plant starch and is all natural. We have added an earth friendly PLA Back Laminate as well which is made from all natural materials.

The letter (form) is made from 100% recycled fiber and is completely compostable.

6 MIL, 8 MIL or 10 MIL AFFIXED EARTH CARD

These are thin (6 Mil, 8 Mil or 10 Mil) plastic looking cards that are all natural and made from corn-based core material with PLA laminates that are affixed to a letter or other type carrier sheet, and then run through a laser printer or digital printer to add personalization to the card and the sheet.  The personalized card can then be removed from the personalized sheet without leaving any glue on the back of the card.

The card core itself is made from 4 Mil or 8 Mil all natural corn based material – then, we add a 2 Mil PLA face and/or back laminate – “PLA means “Poly Lactic Acid – which is a plastic substitute made from fermented plant starch and is all natural.  This card is all natural and is compostable – which means biodegradable with some definable standards set by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC).

The letter (form) is made from 100% recycled fiber and is completely compostable.

PLA PUNCH OUT EARTH CARD

This is a letter or carrier sheet that has a laminated card portion that is die cut and is covered on BOTH sides with a toner receptive earth friendly PLA laminate.  The personalized card can be easily punched out from the personalized sheet after both have been imaged by a laser or digital printer.

The card itself is made from a paper core (using 100% recycled fiber), then we add a front and back earth friendly PLA laminate – “PLA means “Poly Lactic Acid – which is a plastic substitute made from fermented plant starch and is all natural.

The letter (form) is made from 100% recycled fiber and is completely compostable.