The Ferocious Predator That Kills Sharks Sharks are awesome and we have enjoyed watching along with all of you during Shark Week on Discovery Channel. These majestic animals rule the oceans and it’s stunning to watch them in their element. Unfortunately, sharks are not safe in the waters they know as home and it’s not […]
Our very own Shane Shirley-Smith was recently interviewed by IDG Connect Marketers and showcased on their web site. We are thrilled to have Shane on our team – she brings a wealth of knowledge, professionalism, optimism and she’s just great and a lot of fun to be around. Shane has done a tremendous amount of work growing Factory Direct Promos and we’re confident that she will continue to help spread the green word about FDP and help promote the environmental causes we hold dear.
In a wonderful letter to the editor, Randy Moorman, Community Campaigns Manager at Eco-Cycle in Boulder, recently broke down why reusable bags are in fact a better decision than recycling single use plastic bags and we loved it. Moorman clearly poses counter arguments to a guest commentary piece that ran in a Boulder newspaper and we wanted to share his thoughts.
Selling trade show bag sponsorships can seem daunting in this economy, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are five tips to use in marketing this prime sponsorship to have people lining up to take advantage of the promotional push reusable bags offer.
The Queensland government decided against issuing a plastic bag ban despite the support for a ban and the negative impact plastic bags have taken on the area. Environment Minister Andrew Powell explained that the government would not introduce any measures that would increase the cost of living for people in Queensland, such as a bag fee.
I am happy to announce I am one of TSNN’s Thought Leader Bloggers along with some pretty awesome business minds in the trade show industry like:
Lisa Apolinski , a writer, blogger, and digital strategist, as well as the owner of a consulting company, 3 Dog Write
Traci Browne, owner of Red Cedar Marketing, and author of “The Social Trade Show: Leveraging Social Media and Virtual Events”
Mike Thimmesch, the director of industry relations for Skyline Exhibits
When Hermosa Beach Girl Scout Troop 3925 was looking for a community project to undertake, they found that they all agreed that disposable plastic bags are causing severe damage to the environment and sustainable options, like reusable shopping bags, are a much better choice.
People focus on the clothing, hairstyles and shoes of celebrities, but some more subtle accessories are sometimes overlooked that can make anybody look like a movie star.
According to an EPA estimate only 15 percent of textile waste is reused or recycled, making used textiles a largely untapped resource. This material already exists, so why not use it in manufacturing? When clothing, sheets and towels, curtains and other materials wear out and are not suitable for donation don’t toss them in the trash.
A lot of people think using reusable bags makes you a tree hugger or an environmentalist. This may or may not be true, but using reusable bags is a great way to show your patriotism this Fourth of July and beyond. We put our heads together and came up with 5 ways you can show your patriotism this year and always by ditching single use, disposable plastic bags in favor of reusable shopping bags. You with us?