Caboo Paper Products Announces New Synergy with Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi Premier Hotel

Caboo Paper Products Announces New Synergy with Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi Premier Hotel

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VANCOUVER –  August 12, 2015 – Caboo Paper Products Inc. announces new synergy with Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi of Viceroy Hotel Group. Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi is  now exclusively using Caboo bathroom tissue in all 499 of its guest rooms and suites as part of their ongoing efforts in sustainability. The 5 star resort is located on  Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. “We are pleased to see that Viceroy Yas Abu Dhabi has taken the initiative to use treeless paper products.  We believe that it’s a matter of time that the entire hospitality industry will see the importance of acquiring these products,” said Albert Addante, CEO, Caboo Paper Products Inc. About Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi As Yas Island Abu Dhabi’s premier hotel, Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi sets the standard for exceptional service throughout its 499 impeccable rooms and suites, 11 innovative dining and lounge venues, and the luxurious ESPA

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Eco Friendly Camping – Packing Essentials

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Nothing beats being surrounded by nature and enjoying a break from the city. It also reminds us how precious and beautiful our earth is and why we need to take care of it. There’s still a few camping weekends left this summer  so on your next camping trip – make it an eco-friendly one! Here are our favourite eco-friendly camping essentials that will reduce your impact on the environment. 1. Invest in a good tent. A well-made tent can last a lifetime. MEC offers a range of affordable tents. We like MEC’s Cabin 4 Tent with optional divider. 2. Bring re-usable dishes and utensils. If you’re an avid camper, invest in some re-usable camping dishes and utensils or borrow from a friend. 3. Pack eco-friendly toiletries. Everything we consume goes into our environment so use eco-friendly toiletries that are bio-degradable. 4. Use an eco-friendly camp stove. If a campfire isn’t an option, bring an eco-friendly camp stove.

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Natural Sunscreens – Our Top 5 Picks

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Natural sunscreens are growing in popularity because they are safe to use and free of harmful chemicals such as parabens. Parabens mimic estrogen in our bodies and studies have shown links to breast cancer. Sunscreen chemicals are not only harmful to our bodies but to the environment as well. According to a study that appeared in Environmental Health Perspectives Journal, four ingredients commonly found in sunscreens – parabens,  cinnamate, benzophenone and camphor derivatives have been linked to the killing of coral reefs around the world. When choosing a sunscreen, look for paraben-free products and products that contain titanium oxide or zinc oxide – non-toxic ingredients. We’ve rounded up our top 5 natural sunscreen picks for you to enjoy a safe and healthy summer! 1. Badger Tangerine and Vanilla Kids Sunscreen Cream SPF 30 – This sunscreen provides protection with a nice scent and gentle enough for kids. 2. Kiss My Face Sunspray Lotion SPF

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Innovative Ways Bamboo is Being Used

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Bamboo is one of the fastest growing plants on earth and can be used to make an extraordinary range of products. Find out about some creative and innovative ways bamboo is being used: 1. Textiles. Bamboo is used to make clothing, blankets, and towels. Bamboo fabric is incredibly soft and lightweight as well as antibacterial. 2. Baby & Children Products. Bamboo is being used to make toys, baby diapers, wipes as well as textiles (baby clothing and blankets). Hape has a line of bamboo made baby toys that are not only fun for kids but also high quality & durable: 3. Household Items. Bamboo is used to make furniture, kitchenware and rugs. Greenington is one example of a company that designs bamboo furniture and while using sustainable practices. In fact, 100% of the bamboo material is used, including the sawdust, which is put to use generating steam for the dry kiln room

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Caboo Paper Products Now Available at all 85 Wegmans Locations

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Caboo sugarcane and bamboo paper products are now available at all 85 Wegmans supermarket locations throughout 6 states in the US. “We’re so excited to be able to provide Wegmans customers with our sugarcane and bamboo paper product line and look forward to serving more customers on the east coast”, says CEO, Albert Addante. Wegmans, a New York based supermarket, has a long American history on the east coast dating back to 1916 when it first started. Today Wegmans has over 84 locations in 6 states in the US with nearly 45,000 employees. And they have a huge fan base. Just last year Wegmans ranked one of the 10 Best Supermarkets in America, according to Consumer Reports. Here’s what some people have to say: 25 Reasons Wegmans Is The Greatest Supermarket The World Will Ever Know – Buzzfeed 8 Reasons Why People Really, Really Love Wegmans – Huffington Post Here’s a few cool things

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Featured Product: Caboo Single Roll Bathroom Tissue

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Caboo bathroom tissue is a treeless product made from sugarcane and bamboo fibres, providing a sustainable alternative to conventional paper made from trees. Our 2-ply single roll bathroom tissue is 100% biodegradable and whitened with H202 (a natural alternative to bleach). It’s also luxuriously soft, strong and absorbent! Each roll contains 550 sheets, lasting longer. Features: 2ply 1 roll, 550 sheets per roll Recycled cores Whitened without chlorine bleach 100% biodegradable Soft, strong and sustainable Caboo is available in stores across Canada, US and Australia. You can also shop online for Caboo Paper Products at stores such as Well.ca and Abe’s Market.  Find out where to buy: Caboo North America Caboo Australia  

Treeless Ways To Say I Love You

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According to Hallmark Canada, approximately 132 million Valentine’s Day cards are bought each year not including packaged kids’ Valentines cards. After Christmas, Valentine’s Day is the second largest holiday for giving greeting cards in North America. That’s a lot of cards and trees cut down. This year show your love not just to your loved ones but to the environment as well. Here is a list of our favourite treeless valentine’s day cards: 1) Punchbowl digital Valentine’s cards that look like real stationary. You can customize many themes with your own photos and your text to make it personal. 2) Someecards makes humorous cards with a vintage theme.  Best of all it’s free! 3) Jib Jab creates personalized ecards and video cards by adding a photo of your face. 4) The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) offers donation ecards that help wildlife and nature. 5) Paperless Post creates beautifully designed, stylish ecards for every occasion with

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20 Ways to Conserve Trees

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If you’re looking for tips on how you can conserve trees, here is a list of 20 easy things you can do at home, in the office or on the go. 1) Print less. Store information on your computer or phone. Invest in a portable hard drive to back-up your important files at home. 2) Opt for paperless billing. Request your bills and correspondence by email instead. 3) When buying wood products, look for FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) Certified. FSC is a third-party council that sets standards for forest products that have been sourced in an environmentally-friendly, socially responsible and economically viable manner. 4) Purchase paper products that use alternative sources in replace of tree pulp such as bamboo which is a sustainable resource. Bamboo and sugarcane are grasses not hardwoods and grow very quickly (reaching maturity in up to 5 years), requiring very little light and water. 5) Always print

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Hosting New Years – Eco-Friendly Style

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Who doesn’t love a good New Year’s party? But like most parties, it can come with a lot of waste. As we end one year and begin another why not plan a party eco-style! Here are some eco-friendly party tips, decorating advice and food and drink ideas that will help you throw the best green party of the year! 1)      Avoid cheap throw-away decorations and look for re-usable decorations or ones that can be recycled. Candlelight and foliage go a long way to create a nice atmosphere. Remember not all candles are created equally. Look for one made of natural wax and essential oils. We like Canadian made Honey Candles made from natural beeswax. 2)      Use your tableware, cutlery and glasses if possible. If you don’t have enough consider a party rental service or opt for bamboo plates, cutlery and compostable cups that have less of an impact than paper

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Sugarcane Bagasse – 100% Natural, Biodegradable and Compostable

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Bamboo & sugarcane bagasse (the dry fibrous material left after sugar extraction) is used to make Caboo Paper Products. Did you know sugarcane bagasse is 100% natural, biodegradable and compostable? Talk about renewable!