Green is the New Black: Tech and Eco Go Hand-In-Hand
November 14, 2022 at 10:26 am

In recent years the eco-friendly trend has seen significant growth, and should in fact no longer be called a trend, as the need and desire for eco-friendly products and manufacturing becomes entrenched in our consumer psyche. As more and more people become aware of the impact of their purchasing habits on the environment, they are…

AAA Innovations Begins Transition to Eco-Friendly Materials
November 11, 2022 at 9:46 am

AAA Innovations, Norwood, New Jersey, announced it will be the first major supplier to transition its entire product offering to eco-friendly materials. Most importantly, this will be accomplished without raising prices. "I want AAA Innovations to have a real impact on the environment and to help change the perception of our industry," says Jeffrey Nanus,…

Distributor iPromo Debuts SwagCloud with EcoCloud Program to Limit Waste
November 8, 2022 at 12:46 pm

Chicago-based distributor iPromo announced SwagCloud with EcoCloud – a new program designed to limit leftover promotional products waste by reducing, reusing or recycling items. "Our clients discard 20% to 30% of the branded gifts they receive, either because they didn't give them all away or because the recipients didn't need another T-shirt or notebook. In…

These Stylish Bags Are Made from Rejected Airbags
October 25, 2022 at 2:00 pm

It's amazing seeing the progress companies have made with making eco-friendly products like apparel and bags out of eco-conscious material. Sometimes it takes developing new compounds, or creating new ways to use organic ingredients. Other times it includes repurposing products into consumer products. Swiss bag manufacturer Freitag just created a foldable bag from discarded airbags…

Greenpeace Calls Coca-Cola's Environmental Promo Products 'Greenwashing'
October 13, 2022 at 12:14 pm

Critics are calling out Coca-Cola and climate activism event COP27 in Egypt for a branded partnership that it deems is counterintuitive to the meeting's mission, and meant to "greenwash" Coca-Cola's reputation for being a major source of plastic waste. As part of the event, Coca-Cola created branded COP27 products, like an ice cube tray that…

This Promotional Plastic Bag Has a Self-Destruct Option
October 11, 2022 at 12:21 pm

The battle against single-use bags has yielded greater demand for reusable totes. But, one company has found a way to create a single-use plastic bag that not only can be recycled, it comes with a self-destruct option. Runners who completed the Chicago Marathon this past week received a post-race gift bag including promotional items and…

Use Promo Products to Demonstrate Your Commitment to Sustainable Decisions and Practices
September 12, 2022 at 11:19 am

Sustainability is more than just another trend–it’s our future. And for many consumers, it’s become an active part of their lifestyle that directly influences their spending decisions. In fact, sustainability is so important to the average consumer that companies like yours are expected to play a role in these eco-friendly efforts. According to a survey…

Black Algae Ink: The Next Big Thing in Eco-Friendly Packaging
September 9, 2022 at 10:33 am

As the promotional industry looks for new ways to be environmentally conscious with its products, finding natural dyes and inks are becoming more common. EcoEnclose, which makes sustainable packaging for e-commerce brands, is using the ink on branded packaging tape and on shipping boxes.