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Eco-Friendly Planners

Recycle

Every year there is one thing that should always be scheduled in your planner – buying a new one.  When choosing a new planner you might want to use the same format, or you may want to try something new! But when looking for a new planner have you ever considered how much of the planner is made from recycled content? It is time for you to consider recycled planners, since not all planners are made the same!

Recycled Planner

Here at AT-A-GLANCE we love to recycle, after all we are a paper company! When choosing our paper we think about how conscious you are of the environment; that’s why all of our planners are made from at least 30% recyclable materials. So no matter which AT-A-GLANCE planner you are looking at, it’s a green product!

We even offer a few planners that are made of 100% recycled paper! In these recycled planners there is an eco-friendly tip on each page to give you new ideas on how to be green in all areas of your life!

 
Buying a new planner also brings up another issue – what do you do with your old one?

If your planner is wire bound, check wGreen Tip1ith your local recycling facility if you need to remove the wire before recycling!

Did you know that, according to the Environmental Protection Agency, your paper planner could become over 5,000 different paper products once it’s recycled like coffee filters, bandages, masking tape, hospital gowns, and much more?

So the next time you’re ordering your new AT-A-GLANCE planner consider if you want a recycled planner, and don’t forget to recycle your old one when you’re finished!

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AT-A-GLANCE® Wounded Warrior Project® Planning and Productivity Tools Now Available at Office Depot

WWP product sales through Office Depot will result in a portion of the proceeds going to support the needs of injured U.S. service members 

Office Depot Now Carrying AT-A-GLANCE Products Supporting Wounded Warrior Project. A portion of each sale goes directly to the non-profit organization dedicated to honoring and empowering Wounded WarriorsAs individuals and businesses start their planning for 2014, Office Depot, a leading global provider of office supplies and printing services, is now offering AT-A-GLANCE® planning and organizing products that can assist them, while benefiting a great cause—Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP), a nonprofit organization whose mission is to honor and empower Wounded Warriors. For every WWP product sold through Office Depot, AT-A-GLANCE, which is a part of ACCO Brands, will donate a portion of the sale to WWP.

“We’re very proud of our relationship with Office Depot and delighted to have our Wounded Warrior Project products featured in its stores across the country,” said Thomas W. Tedford, President, U.S. Office and Consumer Products, ACCO Brands. “The successful launch of these products with Office Depot is a true ‘win-win’ endeavor that ultimately benefits Wounded Warrior Project.”

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Office Depot Now Carrying AT-A-GLANCE Products Supporting Wounded Warrior Project. A portion of each sale goes directly to the non-profit organization dedicated to honoring and empowering Wounded Warriors

Staples Now Carrying AT-A-GLANCE® Products Supporting Wounded Warrior Project®

A portion of each sale goes directly to the non-profit organization dedicated to honoring and empowering Wounded Warriors

Individuals and businesses can now support injured U.S. service members’ needs by purchasing from the full line of AT-A-GLANCE® planning and organizing products benefiting Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP). The WWP products are now available at Staples retail stores and online at Staples.com.

The AT-A-GLANCE WWP products are designed to give individuals the ability to better organize schedules and appointments. The product line includes planners, wall calendars, desk pads and appointment books featuring snapshots and stories of Wounded Warriors and their families. Continue reading

The History of the Trapper Keeper

Oh Snap! The History of the Trapper Keeper

Trapper Keeper—a name that is on the short-list of iconic brands that have become a part of our everyday terminology.

“Hand me a Kleenex.”

“Go make a Xerox of this article.”

“Don’t put that Q-tip too far into your ear!!”

Yes, many of us have used the term “Trapper Keeper” when referring to a number of types of binders and notebooks. But rest assured, there’s only ONE Trapper Keeper!

And what an interesting story lies behind our favorite school portfolio. Erin McCarthy, deputy editor for the popular website MentalFloss.com, pulled together a great article outlining how the Trapper Keeper came to be the iconic figure it is today. We assure that you will learn something that you previously didn’t know about Trapper Keepers, so definitely give it a look: The History of the Trapper Keeper

Tell us: What kind of Trapper Keeper did you have?

Back-to-school means you need to get organized

Tips to Get Families, Students Organized for Back-to-School…and Beyond

AT-A-GLANCE helps productivity prevail during the 2013-14 school year

The back-to-school season is underway, and the preparations taken for getting back to the classroom are plentiful. To help with this transition, the planning and organizing experts from AT-A-GLANCE® have compiled tips for families and students of all ages.

“All the talk about back-to-school typically revolves around shopping for supplies and new clothes—and the costs associated with them,” says Lissa Cupp, vice president, e-Commerce and Consumer Marketing, ACCO Brands. “However, the true cost of this annual endeavor is time and how it’s lost due to lack of proper planning and organization.”

To help families and students get through this process in a productive and efficient manner, AT-A-GLANCE suggests taking the following steps Continue reading

New Line of AT-A-GLANCE® Productivity Tools Supports Wounded Warrior Project®

Nonprofit organization to receive portion of all Wounded Warrior Project® product sales;
AT-A-GLANCE® committed to minimum donation of $125,000 through 2014 

To help raise awareness of injured U.S. service members’ needs, the makers of
AT-A-GLANCE® planning and organizing tools today announced its new line of products supporting Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP). AT-A-GLANCE is a part of ACCO Brands, a leader in branded office and consumer products and print finishing solutions.

Wounded Warrior Project logo

Wounded Warrior Project is a nonprofit organization dedicated to honoring and empowering Wounded Warriors of the United States Armed Forces. Its vision is to foster the most successful, well-adjusted generation of wounded service members in our nation’s history. With this new alliance, WWP will receive a portion of the proceeds generated by the new AT-A-GLANCE WWP items through the end of 2014. A minimum of $125,000 has been pledged by AT-A-GLANCE, with the total donation expected to exceed that amount.

“We are extremely excited about this new relationship with AT-A-GLANCE and ACCO Brands,” said Brea Kratzert, director, Strategic Partnerships, Wounded Warrior Project. “It is through the support of the American public and iconic companies like ACCO Brands, that Wounded Warrior Project is able to offer 19 programs and services to our nation’s injured service members and their families.”

The AT-A-GLANCE WWP products are designed to give individuals and families the ability to better organize schedules and appointments. The product line includes planners, wall calendars, desk pads and appointment books featuring snapshots and stories of wounded warriors and their families. Continue reading