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Cool Cat | Chicago Paper Tube

It’s no secret that we LOVE our paper tubes. We’ve worked with a spectacular paper tube manufacturer in Chicago to bring you the very best version of this biodegradable push pop!


 

DECONSTRUCTING THE TUBE

The “EcoPush” is a 100% paperboard package made from up to 90% recycled materials (80% post-consumer content) with absolutely no plastic or metal. The paperboard meets SFI standards. The entire package is biodegradable, compostable, and simple to recycle without any disassembly of the container.  

The tubes are not only biodegradable (they take 1 year to break down!) and recyclable, they’re printed with non-toxic soy and vegetable based inks rather than petroleum based inks. All of the paper and glues used in its manufacture are FDA compliant, and no solvents or harmful chemicals are used in the production process. The only production waste product is a small amount of these same materials, which are then recycled.  

All raw materials used in the EcoPush packaging are sourced from Midwestern American producers and is easily distributed from the Chicago, Illinois point of manufacture which minimizes all transportation costs.

Sure, the tube is environmental, but so is the factory! Chicago Paper Tube certifies that no pollutants are released into the air, water or waste stream during their manufacturing processes.

We’re so proud to call Chicago Paper Tube our partner-in-pits (and lips)! Get an inside look at production here- yes, every single tube is constructed BY HAND!