Not all eco-friendly products are created equal. Some materials are more sustainable and environmentally friendly than others.
Let’s get some insight into the different types of sustainable marketing materials to choose from. Recycled cotton is a popular recycled material that is made by converting cotton fabric into cotton fiber that can be reused for textile products. The process of recycling can divert many products from landfills. According to the Council for Textile Recycling, annual textile waste is estimated to equal 25 billion pounds. Another commonly used sustainable material is recycled PET. Approximately 1.8 billion pounds of used PET bottles and containers are recovered in the U.S. each year for recycling, making it the most recycled plastic in America. Wheat straw is what’s leftover once the wheat is harvested and using it in plastic production is an ideal zero-waste option. This plastic is entirely biodegradable and requires less energy to produce because wheat straw is natural and does not need as much processing to become pulp. Bamboo is grown without pesticides and is naturally resistant to insects and infectious bacteria whereas cotton requires a large number of pesticides to be grown. As you can see, there are a large number of benefits in gifting eco-friendly promotional products.
Now, let’s take a look at some promotional products that are sustainable and reduce waste.
The average american buys an average of
When you save a dollar, you also save around a quarter of that water bottle’s volume worth of petroleum. It's estimated that
Containers and packaging alone contribute over
Make your own coffee at home to bring on your daily commute to the office, then just wash your reusable mug and it’s ready for the next workday. Made from recycled wheat straw materials this travel mug is a great alternative to basic takeout coffee cups.
Americans spend around $2.99 for a basic takeout cup of coffee. Making your own coffee at home would cost you about $1.28 per cup. You can save
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