10 Eco Friendly Promotional Products you can start sending to Employees and Clients

by Jan 20, 2021


Its not surprising that there has been an upward trend in the use of environmentally friendly items in the last decade. The idea of going green is here for the long run, so its time for business to follow suite in the green movement and use eco friendly promotional products for their next event. 

Why should you care if your promotional products are eco friendly? Environmentally friendly products are usually made with sustainable materials which provide a multitude of benefits for not only the environment but also public health. These products are made from natural materials, recycled materials, and contain minimal harmful ingredients like single use plastics, fossil fuels, and styrofoam. 

Some popular materials used for eco friendly promotional products are multi-use plastics, glass, paper, aluminum, textiles, and steel. Products made from sustainable materials have the ability to be branded with your company name or logo, just like less eco friendly promotional materials. It’s been proven by the Global Ad Impressions Study from the Advertising specialty Institute that consumers think higher of a brand when the company uses promotional items that are environmentally conscious. 

At a loss at which eco friendly promotional products to use? We’ve compiled a list of ten popular reusable items for your next business event. These products are sustainably made, have a lower price point, are long lasting and durable, and showcase your design of a brand name or logo effectively. 

A Stainless Steel Insulated Drink Bottle

The perfect way to keep hot drinks hot and cold drinks cold. Reusable drink containers are a sought after in every day life and become a great promotional product when branded with your company name or logo. Created with vacuum insulation, this bottle makes sure your drink stays the desired temperature for more than 12 hours. The cap stays on tight, so your drink doesn’t risk the possibility of leaking.

reusable water bottles

Reusable Cutlery Set

Tired of your favorite take out place forgetting your fork, knife, or spoon when picking up food? That won’t be an issues anymore with a reusable cutlery set. Over 100 million single use plastic wear is used every day and take years to break down. This eco friendly cutlery set is made of wheat straw and can be reused and washed hundreds of times. This makes a perfect eco friendly promotional product for your brand, as the container can be branded with your company name or logo. Perfect for office lunches, traveling, and everyday at home meals.

reusable cutlery

Soy Candles

Soy candles are so much better for the environment than regular paraffin candles. Soy candles burn much longer than paraffin and burn cleaner. Paraffin candles have petrol-carbon soot that can add toxic carcinogens to the air you breathe. These soy candles are made with soybeans sourced from U.S farmers and are packaged in a four ounce, round tin. The candle tins can be be labeled with your company name or logo.

soy candles

A Planter And Candle Set

Have you been thinking about figuring out if you have a green thumb or not? No need to go to your nearest garden supply store! These 12 ounce grow kits come with your choice of basil seeds, aloe seeds or daisy seeds, as well as a grow medium that is soilless, plant food, and instructions on how to cultivate your plant successfully. Along with your planter is a 12 ounce, freshly scented, soy candle in a ceramic container. Both the planter and the candle can be branded with your logo or company name. This creative promotional combination will be the talk of your next business event.

candle grow kit

A Stainless Steel Reusable Straw

It’s no surprise that reusable straws are as popular as they are. Plastic straws have made headlines over the years of polluting our oceans and beaches, as well as being found in the belly’s and orifices of sea life. Stainless steel straws are reusable, limit waste, are nontoxic, are easy to clean. These stainless steel straws are eight inches long, include a silicon tip, and a wire cleaning brush to scrub the inside of the straw after use. The straw itself can be laser engraved, but also comes with a travel case to protect your straw for on-the-go use. The case can also be branded with your company name or logo.

reusable straws

A 3-Ply Cotton Face Mask

Face masks have become a staple in our everyday life recently. People don’t leave the house without a face mask. Because of this development, our waste systems have seen millions of disposable face masks wind up in landfills and waste water treatment centers. To cut down on waste, consider investing in these reusable cotton face masks. They’re made with one 100% cotton inner layer and a polyester and cotton outer layer. They come with a nose clip and adjustable ear loop straps.These are perfect for your next event because they can be branded with your company name or logo and come in an array of colors.

reusable face mask

Cotton Tote Bag

It’s no secret that single use plastic bags account for a large percentage of pollution in our landfills and oceans. More and more people are bringing in reusable bags to the grocery store as well as out and about. Putting your brand on a bag that can be taken to events big and small is a great way to publicize your company on the street. These cotton canvas totes are made with 100% cotton and come in a multitude of colors.

reuasble tote

Bento Box with Cutlery

Bringing a lunch to work reduces the cost of going out for meals, which in turn, cuts down on single-use plastics and styrofoam containers. Putting your brand on a reusable bento lunch box gives your company an eco friendly promotional item that helps cut down waste. A bento box is lunch box with different compartments that allows the user to control the portion sizes of their meal. The box also has a lid so it can be stored. These lunch boxes eliminates the use of single use plastics and are made with a combination of recycled plastic and plant based materials. BPA free.

bento box

Glass Tumbler

Looking for a new favorite coffee or tea cup for on-the-go or at the office? Glass tumblers are eco friendly and cut down on the waste of single use styrofoam and paper cups used by coffee shops everywhere. These tumblers are made with thick borosilicate glass that provides a clean and pleasant drinking experience. The cup is insulated and makes sure that outside of the glass stays cool to the touch while keeping the drinks inside warm. The insulation also keeps cold drinks from creating condensation on the outside of the glass. Comes with a silicone lid and sleeve. These can be branded with your company name and logo.

glass tumbler

A Reusable Notebook and Pen that Sends Your Notes to the Cloud

The Rocketbook is a reusable notebook and pen with different styles of templates. The templates are full of calendars, note taking layouts, and to do lists. The notes you write will wipe clean with a damp cloth so you can reuse this notebook over and over. Connect your product with the Rocketbook app to put all of your written notes in the cloud. Your notes will be accessible on all of your devices. These futuristic notebooks can be imprinted with your company name or logo on the front cover.

reusable notebook

Bringing Sustainability to Promotional Items

Using eco friendly promotional products for your brand makes you a part of the green revolution that’s sweeping the nation. Decrease your brand’s carbon footprint and create public awareness that your brand cares about the environment and is committed to sustainability by using products like these at your next big event. 

While promoting sustainable swag for your brand is important, don’t forget to bring awareness to the sustainable business practices that your company participates in. Being green and eco conscious doesn’t stop with promotional products, it continues on by recycling, investing in green materials, using sustainably and ethically sourced products, and/or promoting carbon neutral transportation services. 

Consider making a promise to the public that your brand or company will donate money or resources to a charity promoting support of the environment. If you intend on using products that contain plant products or wood, think about a promise to plant a tree with every product given out. 

Using eco friendly promotional products is a way to stay cost effective and competitive in the ever changing world of marketing, while staying environmentally conscious. Reusable food storage, cutlery, bags, notebooks, and other products promote recycling and renewable and sustainable practices. Chat with us now to let us know how we can help you brand your eco friendly promotional products! 

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