Tag Archives: Eco-friendly Tips


  • April Showers Bring May Flowers…Time to Market with Seed Paper

    Make your next marketing item stand apart and leave a positive and memorable impression. What to learn how? Check out our lineup of seed paper items. From postcards to die cut shapes to business cards and full sheets we offer a wide array of seed paper products that can be customized however you’d like to get the word out about your brand. Keep reading to learn more.
  • The Seabin Project Could Be The Answer to Our Plastic Oceans - #WasteNotWantNot

    Plastic trash is a major problem in our oceans and finding a solution seems like an almost impossible task. In the latest installment in our #WasteNotWantNot series, we're going to introduce you to Andrew Turton and Pete Ceglinski, a couple of surfers who are close to doing the impossible thanks to their invention, the Seabin. The invention is essentially a floating bin that collects trash on the surface of the water, eliminating the plastic ocean. It is intended to be used in marinas, private pontoons, inland waterways, residential lakes, harbors, water ways, ports and yacht clubs. The bin can be attached to a dock or boat and will collect trash, oil, fuel and detergents.
  • Custom Reusable Bags at Factory Direct Pricing

    Finding the ideal promotional product to market your brand can be tricky. You want something your customers will like and use and one that will leave a positive impression without going over budget.It is also worth considering the environmental impact and eco qualities of your branded promotional gear. Reusable products, like custom reusable bags, made from recycled or sustainable materials help the planet, make a positive statement about your brand and work for years to market your brand.ent.
  • Apple's Liam The Robot Deconstructs iPhones for Recycling - #WasteNotWantNot

    Electronics are such a necessary and useful part of our modern daily life, but they can be tough on the environment. There are a lot of metals used in the construction of smartphones and other devices that have no business being in a landfill. To further complicate the matter electronics recycling is not nearly as prevalent as electronic devices. In the last post in our #WasteNotWantNot series we are looking at Liam, a robot looking to change how electronics are recycled.
  • This Earth Day Plant for the Planet with Treecycler and Factory Direct Promos!

    We get pretty excited about Earth Month at Factory Direct Promos (FDP) so in honor of this occasion we decided to do something really special. We also wanted to include you in on the action so we have partnered with Treecycler to Plant for the Planet this Earth Day and beyond to help get some trees planted. It seemed like a fitting idea. Here’s how it works: place an order on any of our products during the month of April and we’ll send you a digital code. You can then go to Treecycler’s site, input the code we give you and have a tree planted in your name or your business' name in a participating worldwide reforestation project.
  • 10 Ways to Simplify Your Life - #WasteNotWantNot

    We often talk about reducing trash and streamlining the waste stream in this blog as a way to help the environment and these same ideas and concepts can be applied to simplifying your life. Cutting through the clutter, in the form of unnecessary commitments and tasks, can help you simplify things which leads to more time to live a happy and productive life. Here are some tips to help you simplify your life in the spirit of our 2016 #WasteNotWantNot series.
  • Latest Bag Ban News in The United States...Your March Update

    Have you seen our bag ban map lately? So much has changed, and we couldn’t be more excited. The bag ban movement is really growing. There are setbacks, and that is to be expected; but there is a lot more positive progress to repost this month. There are plenty of cities and municipalities making proposals and working toward banning single-use plastic bags. Keep reading to get the latest bag ban updates in the United States.
  • Is Climate Change Affecting Your City? Find Out Here!

    2015 was the hottest year on record. This is a distinction previously held by 2014, so this is possibly the beginning of a trend. Increased temperatures impact the planet as a whole, and can have some very far reaching ramifications. To learn how your city measures up on climate change, check out this interactive chart. from the New York Times. To learn what may be causing climate change in your city, and the impacts of these changes, keep reading.
  • 3 Cool Ideas for Summer Marketing

    It’s about that time to start planning for your summer marketing initiatives and we are here to help. Customized, eco-friendly, branded products are proven to effectively get your marketing message out there and get your brand recognized. The more useful your customized product is, the more your customers will use it. In turn this means your brand will get more exposure. We’ve selected three eco-friendly customizable products that are great for your summer marketing initiatives.
  • 10 Little Known Facts About Recycling - #WasteNotWantNot 

    In the latest installment of our #WasteNotWantNot series, we look at some little known facts around recycling. Most people know the basics, but how much do you really know about recycling? We pulled 10 facts that we felt were worth sharing about recycling, but it was really hard to choose just 10!

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