We sell EcoCare frames that are entirely Earth-friendly because they are made from recycled materials and renewable resources. 100% VOC free, made from an environmentally sustainable wood source. Good for the world, great for your art!
We use leftover pieces of moulding, glass, mat, and backing to create beautiful ready-made frames.
We reuse Kraft paper and the paper that protects our crated sheets of glass for wrapping finished work.
We donate extra scrap mat board, cardboard, and foam- core backing to local schools
All remaining scrap paper, matboard, and cardboard are placed in recycling bins and are recycled by The City of Ottawa.
We reuse cardboard, bubble wrap and Styrofoam for packaging.
We donate frames that our customers wish to discard to local charity organizations.
Picture frame glass and acrylic cannot be recycled at this time, but we do our best to donate the reusables to the local charities.
With our computerized POS design system; we are able to print just one copy of your order.
Our Wizard computerized mat cutter virtually eliminates mistakes and saves mat board.
We use both sides of the printing paper in our printers and fax machine whenever possible.
All of the orders and estimates are saved on our hard drive rather than in paper files. To reduce paper storage.
We minimize the use of paper by sending invoices, quotations, and other documents by e-mail.
We use low energy compact fluorescent tubes and bulbs.
Our equipment and computers are turned off at night to save energy.
We save dry mounting projects to be done at one time so our heat press is not on all day.