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.
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.
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.
Plastic is everywhere and is a very common part of modern life. There are lots of fantastic traits that make plastic so useful. One of these amazing traits is that many types of plastic are recyclable. Unfortunately, only a small percentage of the plastic unleashed on the world is recycled. The rest of the plastic ends up in landfills or as litter. A group of Japanese researchers may have a solution to a lot of the plastic sitting in landfills. This group identified a bacterium that degrades plastic.
One of the great things about custom reusable bags, aside from the fact that they are great for the environment, is that they are so versatile and can be customized to make a perfect fit for your demographic. The design and customization opportunities of custom reusable bags are as numerous as the ideas you can come up with, but because custom reusable bags are loved by pretty much every segment of the population, they are a great marketing tool.
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.
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!
Be our Valentine this year and take advantage of our most recent eco special! When you pick up our eco-friendly Hurricane reusable bag before February 26, 2016 you can secure a free one-color imprint all starting at $1.24 per bag. Keep reading to learn more about the reusable Hurricane bag and this eco special!
There are two traits that make disposable plastic bags handy. One is the lightweight construction, which will not weigh you down when you carry a loaded bag. The second is durability, which ensures the bag won’t fall apart while in use. Have you ever wondered how disposable plastic bags stacks up against reusable grocery bags? We did, so we did some research to figure out how both types of bags hold up and the results were interesting.
The newest ASI Impression study is out and as always the results shine a light on the value and impact of customized eco-friendly promotional products. There are so many different types of promotional products available, with each product offering its own unique advantages.