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West Elm Paves Way for Retailers in Eco-Friendly Packaging


West Elm, one of the premier retailers for unique modern furniture and home decor, was the first US retailer to adapt a shopping bag that uses less paper – the Eco Shopper. This was an excellent step in sustainability and Creative Retail Packaging was thrilled to provide eco-friendly solutions for their custom packaging solutions in efforts to help reduce their carbon footprint.

 In developing and manufacturing West Elm’s American-made and sustainable shopping bag, CRP aimed to deliver an innovative and contemporary bag that was not only on brand, but it mirrored their customers’ affinity to be good stewards of the environment. When presented to our clients, the bag’s features of custom sizes, 100% recyclable and compostable, with 40% post-consumer waste (PCW), the Eco Shopper was a natural fit.

As eco-friendly initiatives are being declared by many brand owners in the marketplace, we aim to become a major player in the game of sustainability. Take the first step in your sustainable packaging efforts with CRP’s full Eco-line of packaging solutions. We are here to help you shift to sustainable packaging solutions as our global supply chain integrates the best use of eco-friendly solutions and specific certification requirements needed for projects (FSC, ISO, ASTM, ASTM D6400 and EN 12432 certified).


Give our experienced team a call (800-324-2247) , or send us an email ([email protected]) to answer all your questions.

For a refresh on eco-friendly and sustainable packaging solutions, check out our Sustainable Packaging blog, where we break down common terms and helpful tips. Explore our four (fabulous) eco-friendly solutions – our “Fab Four” collection which includes a reusable tote bag, shopping bag & paper mailer, and compostable mailer & apparel bag.