As a promotional product distributor and vendor, we want to do our part to supply eco-friendly and sustainable promotional products. Stats have shown that 1 in 3 customers prefer to purchase Eco-friendly promo products.
Here are some of the latest Eco-friendly promotional product trends that may help your businesses brand, and your carbon footprint.
REUSABLE PRODUCTS - GOOD FOR YOU AND EVEN BETTER FOR THE EARTH
Utilizing the reusable product market it one of the easiest ways to embark on you Eco-friendly promotional product adventure. This essentially means the product you are giving is something the recipient can use over and over, instead of using a disposable product.
80% of plastic bottles never get recycled. Reusable water bottles are One of the easiest and best received promotional products. It is an easy way to convince a purchaser to go-green, without breaking the bank. According to the Mathematics for Sustainability, if just one single person switches from a plastic water bottle to a reusable one, more than 200 water bottles will stay out of landfills. That in itself is a MAJOR difference. Be the company that takes this small step to create an even better future for this Earth.
Trend alert: reusable straws. While many companies have already hopped on this bandwagon, your company could benefit substantially from following the trend. From biodegradable wheat to stainless steel, there are plenty of reusable straw options for you to choose from. Each day, Americans use enough non-biodegradable straws to wrap around the earth 2.5 times. Just think about that! Give away a branded reusable straw, and we’ll be one step closer to saving this Earth.
Bringing your lunch to work is an easy way to reduce waste and it’s good for the waistline as well. Whether it’s dinner leftovers, a sandwich or salad, reusable lunch containers are the first step to a waste-free lunch.
14 plastic bags is equivalent to the gas required to drive one mile. Refuse plastic bags at every store helps to minimize your carbon footprint. Keep them handy at home, in your vehicle, at work and everywhere in between.
RECYCLED MATERIALS BRANDED TO YOUR BUSINESS
One word: brand responsibility. Showcasing your brand through recycled materials shows you care about the environment and that you are taking initiative towards a healthier Earth.
One recycled promotional product that is very popular is recycled paper notebooks. Notebooks generally have a large imprint space for your company logo and message.
From totes bags made of recycled goods to backpacks made from recycled plastics and fibers, you can also find a bag that will meet your every need.
When considering the recycled route, make sure they are labeled accordingly. Often times you’ll see the Mobius Loop, where means the product can be recycled. The Mobius Loop that contains a percentage indicates how much of the product is made from recycled materials. However, the Green Seal indicates that a product was made in an environmentally friendly manner.
CELEBRATE SUSTAINABILITY BY GOING GREEN
Eco-friendly products are on the rise and are easy to come across. While the price point for an Earth-friendly product may be slightly higher than that of a non-earth-friendly product, consider the value that using them can have on your company’s status and on the environment.
Thinking of Going-Green with your branded merchandise? Contact a Brand Strategist today to find your company’s perfect Eco-friendly goods.