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At the Unisource Paper Show in Chicago last year, I was delighted to discover lots of new paper stocks for digital printing—and thrilled that many of them were also recycled (30–100% PCW).

photo by jaxxon on flickr

As many small businesses are printing short runs digitally—or even printing in-house on their trusty laser printers—I thought I would share my digital paper discoveries.

Digital papers can be purchased online either directly from the paper mill or at online retailers such as The Paper Mill Store. Some papers are available at local retail stores too. Check each paper manufacturer’s site for specific purchase information.

Print no more on boring white laser paper!

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Searching for a last-minute gift for a co-worker or colleague with a caffeine addiction? Buy them the I Am Not a Paper Cup travel mug. The washable and reusable porcelain cup will keep drinks warm in the office—and empty paper cups out of the trash. And the silicone lid keeps your drink from spilling during your commute.

Available in Chicagoland at Paper Source and online at Amazon.com.

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This month, Neighborhood Networking will be joining Sip & Give—a new way to network in Chicago while giving back to the community. As one of our goals is to support local businesses, this new group created by small biz PR maven, Jennifer Fortney was a perfect match for us.

Join us at Sully’s House on Tuesday, November 17th from 5:30-8 pm. Sip & Give November will benefit local organization Imerman Angels. Sully’s is located at 1501 North Dayton Street, Chicago, IL 60622.

For more info visit the Sip & Give blog. RSVP to sipandgive@hotmail.com.

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Neighborhood Networking is organized by Lidia Varesco Design and Elizabeth (Lulu) Miranda of Mercury Organizing Professionals.
Follow us on Twitter #NeighborhoodNetworking for the latest info!

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Are you getting SCORE eNews? Yes, I know your Inbox is already crammed with newsletters and other digital ephemera. Not to worry, the small biz counseling organization’s monthly newsletter is a quick read, and I always find a useful tip or link in each one.

See our Events page for upcoming SCORE Chicago workshops.

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