Minneapolis, MN, December 17, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- USPS Approves New 2-Way Top Flap ecoEnvelope
ecoEnvelopes, LLC. (www.ecoEnvelopes.com), the world’s leader in innovative, eco-friendly mailing solutions is pleased to announce the new RECOCHET Alta.
The RECOCHET Alta was developed in response to customer demand for reusable envelopes that insert from the top. It is functionally equivalent to existing commercial envelopes used by major mailers and their mail service providers. The Alta has a standard flap at the top for insertion, eliminating the need for mailers to re-orient their print stream, and an opening tear strip on the bottom, to maintain 2-Way functionality for direct mail marketing and statement mailing.
The Company conducted successful focus group assessments at a senior’s center with participants ranging in age up to 92. Participants uniformly said the envelopes were ‘easy to use’ and a ‘good idea’. They see the 2-Way RECOCHET Alta as a positive for themselves, the mailer and the environment. The Company intends to offer the Alta as a stock product, migrating current and future customers to this new, intuitive solution.
“Our new top-flap RECOCHET Alta is a game changer; it reduces hurdles to adoption and opens the reusable market to a broader range of mailers,” commented Gale Ward, ecoEnvelopes’ President and General Manager. She added, “We are also proud to announce that the USPS has issued a
National Customer Ruling on the Alta ecoEnvelope, after an official testing and approval process. The ruling provides customers with increased confidence that the Alta’s unique design meets the most stringent qualifications for use in the US mail.”
The RECOCHET Alta is a single 2-way envelope that is sent and returned, eliminating the need for a second reply envelope. Mailers save 5% - 35% on envelope and related mailing costs and benefit from operating savings and quantifiable reductions in carbon emissions, energy and raw materials including trees and water.
ecoEnvelopes LLC. (www.ecoEnvelopes.com) designs and licenses proprietary eco-friendly and reusable envelopes, packages and postal solutions that reduce costs and benefit the environment. ecoEnvelopes solutions are sustainably manufactured on proprietary BioWiseTM paper made with agricultural residue and recycled paper or on certified papers from managed forests with up to 100% reclaimed material. USPS approved, ecoEnvelopes operate on existing high-speed insertion and postal processing equipment. The company's innovative products meet the growing desire to reduce costs while contributing to environmental stewardship.