7 Eco-friendly Promotional Products For Earth Day 2017

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Earth Day is eagerly awaited by marketers every year. It offers them an opportunity to interact with the target audience using eco-friendly giveaways. This year, Earth Day falls on a Saturday (April 22nd, 2017).

Origins of Earth Day

Earth Day has origins that date back to 1969. That’s when an oil spill caused panic in Southern California, putting marine life at tremendous risk. Gaylord Nelson, a Wisconsin senator at the time, rose to the occasion and talked in great detail about the hazardous impact of water and air pollution.

He organized a national earth awareness day that educated citizens about the importance of keeping the environment safe. That day was known as Earth Day. The first Earth Day witnessed participation from 20 million Americans. The rest, as they say, is history.

Every year, hundreds of businesses approach us to purchase marketing items. We have listed some of our popular eco-friendly promotional products here for you.

1. Polytex Day Tote

Colorful, sturdy, and functional, this Polytex day tote is the perfect choice of giveaway to distribute at trade shows, conferences or for use as in-store promotions.  The large imprint area of this bag will serve as a perfect backdrop for your logo.

Polytex Day Tote Bag

2. Recycled Cardboard Pen with Wood Clip

Here is a pen made entirely of recycled cardboard. It features a wooden clip and is great as an economical giveaway.

Recycled Cardboard Pen with Wood Clip3. The Eco Spiral Notebook & Pen

This custom eco-spiral notebook & pen makes a handy giveaway for executives and students. Featuring 60 ruled pages and a matching ballpoint pen, it is great to promote just about any brand. With your logo on it, this product will surely grab the attention of everyone around.

the eco spiral notebook with pen

4. 20 oz. Eco-Aware Biodegradable Bike Bottle

Not many are aware of environmentally friendly bottles! This eco-aware biodegradable bike bottle features a push-pull cap. It has a wide mouth that allows users to insert ice cubes without any fuss.

biodegradable bike bottle5. Recycling Slide Chart

Educate customers and employees about the importance of recycling with this useful chart! It provides info on how to recycle and reuse items such as bottles and newspapers. This recycling slide chart┬ácan easily fit in a #10 envelope, allowing it to be sent via direct mail to the recipient’s home.

reclying slide chart6. 5″ Recycled Jar Opener

This recycled jar opener is made from post-consumer recycled tires! This product has many uses. Built to last years, this product is ideal for gripping hand tools, opening stubborn jars and tightening garden hoses. It can be used as a handy item at home!

recycled jar opener7. Recycled Mouse Mat

A lot of customers are unaware of our range of recycled mouse pads. This product is as good as a conventional one. It features a non-skid rubber back that will stick to surfaces without slipping away. It also features a soft polyester surface. This product has antimicrobial properties that prevent stains and odors. Make use of the full color imprint to highlight your brand in style!

recycled mouse padDid you find these eco-friendly promotional products useful? Get in touch with us to personalize them in time for Earth Day. You can also ask us for any kind of marketing advice! We look forward to hearing from you soon!

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Susan Smith
Susan Smith is a digital marketing strategist responsible for driving online visibility for Promo Direct. She oversees the social media strategy for the company and manages product campaigns to build brand awareness. Susan can be followed on Google+ and Twitter.