Something Green

Something Green

Photography by Vrai Photography

Magnificent Milestones goes the extra mile to present and provide eco-friendly alternatives for all your invitation needs. Compose your own path of eco-consciousness by going green with your print and paper scene!

42 Pressed uses only soy based inks, 100% tree-free paper and recycled materials whenever possible for packaging, shipping and other practices.

Alice Louise invitations are made from 100% cotton paper, so not a single tree falls to produce its paper. The envelopes come from mills that practice responsible, sustainable forestry as certified by objective third parties. Also, much of its product is created using renewable energy sources, such as hydro power or wind power.

Allie Munroe products are produced locally in the U.S., which reduces shipping resources. It uses 100% cotton paper, which contains a percentage of recycled cotton from scraps of clothing factories; additionally, and the company utilizes polymer plates (totally safe for the environment), instead of metal (which uses harmful acids in the manufacturing process).

Arabella Papers has a longstanding partnership with carbonfund.org and donates a portion of its proceeds yearly. It also works exclusively with handmade papers, which means all of its papers contain a recycled base that varies in percentage based on pigments.

Bell Invito’s studio promotes tree-free production. The letterpress is printed on cotton paper or post-consumer paper, with liners made of rice paper or recycled hand-made paper. Polish that off with soy ink for printing, and you have a 100% green invitation!

BT Elements paper products are made with a minimum 30% post consumer recycled paper.

Coral and Dauphine Press cotton papers are 100% recovered, a by-product of the textile industry.

Delphine Press invitations are made from soy-based ink and recycled paper.

Designers’ Fine Press invitations are made of 100% cotton, tree-free paper. Lettra is made with cotton that is 100% recovered from the textile and garment industry which would otherwise find its way into a landfill.

Elum Designs prints on cotton rag paper, reclaimed from the garment industry. The printing inks are soy based, and all products manufactured overseas use recycled papers and cotton. Also, the gift wrap is FSC-certified paper.

Float Paperie produces 130lb cardstock, with digital pieces that use 30% post-consumer product and printed using wind-generated electricity.  Its 110lb or 220lb letterpress papers are tree free, made of 100% cotton and contain reclaimed fibers from the garment industry.

Haute Papier prints on papers that are 100% tree free. On top of that, the company donates hundreds of paper scrap to elementary schools each year!

Mr. Boddington’s Studio is 100% tree free. Letterpress invitations and announcements are made from 100% cotton paper.

Pica Press textured paper is 100% cotton. Pica Press paper is PCF, 100% post-consumer fiber and 100% Green-e certified.

Press New York paper and envelopes consist of 100% recyclable cotton, made from recovered cotton materials. In addition, it uses soy-based inks, the most environmentally friendly inks available.

Real Card Studio offers a variety of alternative energy production papers, such as wind and water power-produced papers, post-consumer recycled content, tree-free reclaimed cotton as well as FSC-certified papers from responsible sources. The letterpress print is made with low VOC vegetable and soy-based inks. All waste inks are contained on site and then recycled through a fuel-blending program. In addition, the studio always reuses shipping and packaging materials.

Sarah Drake Designs are made from recycled cotton fiber scraps from textile mills, which would be placed in landfills if not made into the paper.

Smock Paper donates 1% of sales to environmental causes, is powered by wind energy, and uses bamboo paper and tree-free packaging. You can’t get much greener than that!

Spark Letterpress stocks 100% reclaimed cotton paper (tree-free) made up of fabrics from the garment industry that would normally have gone to waste. They also recycled chipboard and other fun, recycled colored papers!

Studio R standard stocks, backing layers and envelopes contain at least 30% post-consumer waste.

Toast Letterpress invites and announcements are made from porridge paper, a handmade paper from recycled and high-content post-consumer waste materials.

Two Paper Dolls’ letterpress invitations are printed on 100% recycled paper; other papers that are 30%-100% recycled are available for letterpress.

William Arthur and Vera Wang use wood pulp papers that are archival grade and acid free, purchased from responsible manufacturers that practice proper forestry management and utilize best harvest practices. William Arthur and Vera Wang recycle 90% of their paper materials and corrugate waste; they also use copper and aluminum printing plates.