Eco Friendly Stickers - Biodegradable & Sustainable
Dust City Designs is the leading sustainably sourced, U.S.A made, Wood Sticker company. Since our inception, we've always aimed to make our products as eco-friendly as possible. Our founder, Josh Glisan, set out to find a safe and friendly alternative to the ever-popular vinyl sticker. Shortly after starting his research, he began to realize how toxic vinyl stickers actually were to produce and how big a contribution stickers were making to the micro plastic tragedy that is currently plaguing our waterways and environment.
Vinyl is a plastic substance the earth cannot digest, and it’s an issue that no one has really talked about or is willing to address, until now. Dust City Designs has worked to launch an anti-plastic campaign to "Keep Vinyl Stickers out of our Waterways". Our biodegradable, sustainably sourced, wood stickers offer a guilt free and unique version of the classic sticker.
sustainably sourced wood
Many people's first concern about Wood Stickers is, "What about all that wood?!" Fret not friend, all of our Wood Stickers are sustainably and ethically sourced. We worked directly with an FSC certified wood supplier to be sure that all of our wood products are up to our tough standards. A close chain of communication between us an our supplier allows us to be sure that every Wood Sticker we produce is not having a harmful effect on our environment. Our goal is not only to create a healthy earth for today, but also for generations to come!
environmentally friendly packaging
With our Wood Stickers, we wanted all aspects to be as environmentally friendly as possible. All of our hang tags are printed on a recycled content paper, from a local print shop. This means cutting down on carbon emissions made from long transportation times. Additionally, all of our stickers come packaged in a biodegradable cellophane sleeve. Cellophane is a great alternative to plastic as it offers many of the beneficial qualities of plastic, with out the harmful environmental effects. Our cellophane sleeves will fully biodegrade when left to the elements, leaving no trace.
Unlike traditional stickers, our Wood Stickers are a natural product and will fully biodegrade! Vinyl stickers are extremely toxic to produce and even more toxic to consume. When a vinyl sticker breaks down, it leaves behind tiny pieces of micro-plastic that ultimately pollute our land and waterways. When our Wood Stickers break down, they leave behind only wood that can fully biodegrade and essentially turns into mulch. But what about my sticker breaking down while in use?! No need to worry, our Wood Stickers will last just as long as a traditional sticker. They can last indefinitely with indoor use and can last up to two years when exposed to the elements of the outdoors or dish washing.
Made in the usa
From start to finish, our Wood Stickers are made 100% in the United States. This means far less of a carbon foot print is created from the transportation and sourcing of materials. We print, cut, package and ship all from our headquarters based in Denver, Colorado. Interested in seeing our operation in person? Let us know! We love to have visitors to the shop.