Header Info and Dates

5-8 FEBRUARY 2023
NEC BIRMINGHAM, UK

The Seed Card Company

Hall: Halls 2, 3+3a Stand: 3P15

The Seed Card Company was founded by three individuals who share a love for print and wanting to play their part in creating a more sustainable and eco-friendly environment for us and future generations. Our greeting cards and personal stationery are all made entirely from post-consumer upcycled paper waste, meaning no new trees are harmed in their manufacturing process. They are recyclable, biodegradable and embedded with wildflower seeds.

Keeping things as green as possible we have also ensured our print methods tick boxes too by using vegan-friendly inks and state of the art laser-cutting technology for a no-ink option. Our packaging will never contain any plastic to maintain our ethos of being a plastic free company. We are also committed to being a zero-waste company so any off-cuts from our card sheets (no matter how small) will be re-used as another piece of stationery, donated to schools, or planted.

We look forward to meeting you all.

Address

Romford
United Kingdom

Website

https://www.theseedcardcompany.com/

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  • Plantable Spring occasion cards made from post-consumer waste and impregnated with wildflower seeds. All printed with vegan-friendly inks or laser-cut for a no-ink option, and provided with a branded ...
  • Plantable notecards made from post-consumer waste and impregnated with wildflower seeds. All printed with vegan-friendly inks or laser-cut for a no-ink option, and provided with a branded Kraft envelo ...
  • Plantable Christmas cards made from post-consumer waste and impregnated with wildflower seeds. All printed with vegan-friendly inks or laser-cut for a no-ink option, and provided with a branded Kraft ...
  • Plantable greeting cards made from post-consumer waste and impregnated with wildflower seeds. All printed with vegan-friendly inks or laser-cut for a no-ink option, and provided with a branded Kraft e ...
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  • Sustainability Role in overall company's strategic plans
    Sustainability has been the forefront of our business from the day we started developing the company all the way through to present day. All key decisions from new suppliers, to internal processes, to all materials used have been thoroughly vetted/analysed to ensure sustainability remains as one of main core values.
    Sustainability initiatives
    All of our stationery, greeting cards, seasonal and personal stationery are made solely from plantable, eco-friendly, biodegradable post-consumer waste board which is impregnated with wildflower seeds. Thus creating a complete sustainable loop. The stationery is printed with vegan-friendly inks, and all other materials used are either made from post-consumer or post-industrial waste to ensure no new trees are used for any of our stationery. The boards are completely chlorine and acid free and carries the Blue Label certification. As a plastic free and zero-waste business, our printers do not use ink cartridges, we print on demand so to not overprint excessive amounts, and all off-cuts are reused for other stationery items, donated to schools or planted. Further to this all our stickers are made from sugarcane and hemp and all packaging and mailers are sent in recycled and recyclable materials.
    Pledges for the year
    In addition to our current initiatives this year, we are not only looking to maintain our current pledges but as the company expands we are investing in green energy sources to power our energy use. We are also encouraging staff to commute to and fro the work in the most energy efficient manner, and reviewing our suppliers to evaluate their energy use and source.
    Sustainable Products
    Greeting Cards
    Made from postconsumer waste, printed with vegan-friendly inks and housed in a postconsumer no ink branded envelope.
    Seasonal Cards
    Made from postconsumer waste, printed with vegan-friendly inks and housed in a postconsumer no ink branded envelope.
    Personal Stationery
    Made from postconsumer waste, printed with vegan-friendly inks, supplied with postconsumer no ink branded envelope. All housed in a postconsumer, recycled and recyclable and no ink branded gift box.
    AT THE FAIR
    Social equity at your company
    The Seed Card Company ensures they operate at the very top of social equality- all of our operations adhere and exceed UK requirements
    Packaging
    Our packaging is plastic free
    Our packaging is compostable
    Our packaging is made with recycled content
    Materials
    We have products made from recycled materials
    Our products are made from upcycled materials
    Our products are plastic free
    We have products made from sustainability sourced raw materials
    Ethical Considerations
    Fair wages are paid to the people who make our products
    Our products are made by people employed in good working conditions
    We have mapped our entire supply chain
    We challenge our suppliers to report any ethical issues they identify
    We have an ethical policy
    Within the workplace where our products are made there is commitment to Non-Discrimination Gender Equality and Freedom of Association
    Enviromental Impact
    We are a carbon neutral company
    Our products are created to help consumers try and reduce their carbon footprint
    We consider the environmental impact when creating our products
    Some of the processes we use to manufacture products are energy efficient
    Some of the processes we use to manufacture products are water efficient
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