Univenture Celebrates Earth Day Year ‘Round

MARYSVILLE, OH—April 20, 2009—Univenture, Inc., an award-winning inventor and manufacturer of a wide variety of eco-friendly packaging, document storage, and marketing mailers, was founded on the ideals of inventing and manufacturing environmentally friendly packaging solutions.

During Univenture’s over-20-year existence, it celebrates Earth Day every day. Its first product, the innovative Safety-sleeve® disc sleeve, reduced plastic packaging used in jewel boxes by over 90%. Univenture prides itself in offering green products from clean technologies. By reusing materials and re-manufacturing them into new products they are reducing the amount of virgin natural resources needed.

“Univenture is dedicated to the ongoing research and development of environmentally responsible packaging products achieved through design innovation and materials assessment,” stated Ross Youngs, Univenture CEO and Founder. “We do this while implementing industry and government-required standards using environmentally friendly materials and systems.”

Univenture’s environmentally friendly packaging solutions include:

Eco-friendly UniKeep™ brand binders and wallets, which offer more colors and flexibility for organized document and disc storage with unlimited printing and customization options. The durable and stackable UniKeep line includes a variety of binder sizes including multi-compartment options and mini binders, as well as disc wallets for full size or 80mm CDs and DVDs.

EnvyPak™, which offers unique, eco-friendly solutions for presentation, packaging and direct mail. EnvyPak technology allows easy manufacture of premium, crystal-clear poly and paper/poly-pocketed products for various marketing and promotional applications. Custom designed products can be economically manufactured, including custom imprinting of high-resolution graphics. EnvyPak is the perfect alternative for packaging, archival storage and direct mail solutions.

The Univenture EcoEndure™ line of environmentally responsible products allows the company to offer many of its standard products manufactured from a variety of alternative green materials. Material options include 100% recyclable polypropylene, biodegradable polypropylene, and PLA (polylactic acid) film, made from plants. Bags, disc sleeves, envelopes, mailers and more can be made from these alternative materials. The EnviroBinder™ is manufactured with up to 85% recycled content.

Today, the company strives to stay at the forefront of emerging green and new plastics technologies. Recently, Univenture undertook the challenge of developing Algal Harvesting, Dewatering and Drying Systems through AlgaeVenture Systems. For more information about the AlgaeVenture initiative please visit www.algaevs.com.

Special Earth Day Pricing
On April 22, Earth Day annually celebrates advances in the effort to create a sustainable environment. It’s a day to explore new visions that will accelerate environmental progress. More than one billion people participate in Earth Day, making it the largest secular civic event in the world. Any Internet-placed order received by Univenture between April 21 and April 24 will receive $5 off on purchases between $50 and $99.99, or $15 off on purchases of $100 or more. Simply type EARTHDAY09 in the promo code when you place your order at www.univenture.com.

About Univenture
Univenture firmly believes in the conservation of both ecological and economic resources. The company is, and has been since its inception, environmentally conscious, bringing to market a variety of patented and award-winning molded and converted plastic products that are environmentally friendly.

Univenture has been designing and manufacturing converted and molded plastic products, including bio-based plastics, since it’s founding in 1988. The company was listed on the Inc. 500 fastest growing privately held companies five times in the 1990s, and the Small Business Administration named founder, Ross O. Youngs, National Business Person of the Year in 1997. The dedicated focus of the Univenture team has resulted in numerous industry awards and accolades for its innovation, commitment to customers, and sales growth.

Univenture has corporate offices and operations in Marysville, Ohio; Reno, Nevada; Dublin, Ireland and Shenzhen, China. For more information on Univenture, visit www.univenture.com or call Univenture’s corporate headquarters at 800-992-8262.