28 Apr '11, 8pm

PVC-Free Key Cards, Recycled Bellhop Uniforms Launched for Hotels

PVC-Free Key Cards, Recycled Bellhop Uniforms Launched for Hotels

OAKLAND, United States — Monadnock Paper Mills has unveiled a paper alternative to gift cards, hotel keys and other ubiquitous plastic cards. The Monadnock Envi Card Stock, created from Forest Stewardship Council certified wood, is pitched as a sustainable alternative to PVC cards. Initially driven by customer requests for paper-based gift cards, the new card stock was an outgrowth of Monadnock's other environmental work, which includes box board, shopping bags and tags that carry a host of eco labels. "We're a specialty paper mill, we can custom design products for specific applications, and we have been for many years manufacturing durable papers," said Geoff Verney, Monadnock's vice president of strategic customer relations. The card stock is recyclable, but it can also be laminated, and magnetic stripes, signature panels, scratch-offs and other features can be added to...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/news/2011/04/28/pvc-free-hotel-ca...

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