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Appeel Medio Notebook

20 Mar

Colors: Golden Delicious, Red Delicious, Granny Smith, Renetta, Applewood, Pink Lady. 5 3/4 x 8 1/5 x 0 3/4 inches

The complete Appeel line from Castelli is unique in that these Made in Italy (but decorated in USA, so normal 5-7 turn around on orders) journals and padfolios are made from recycled apple waste. Yes, apples.

Take for example the Appeel Medio Notebook, “The Appeel Medio journal is made from apple peels that are ground and emulsified into an organic paper. This ground breaking eco friendly product is animal friendly, sustainable and all natural. Size: 5 1/4 x 8 3/8. 192 apple paper pages with green lines. Gray end pages with colored stripes. Back paper pocket.”

First the silly questions. The Appeel Medio Notebook does not smell like apples. The Appeel Medio Notebook does not taste like apples. But, each Appeel Medio Notebook is printed with information explaining that the Appeel Medio Notebook is made from apple waste, and so that this story can be easily incorporated into your our sustainability marketing message.

Of course we love this idea for anyone working on campaigns for sales, production, or distribution channels in the grocery or fruit industry. If your company is doing something with apples specifically, all the better.

And teachers gifts, as a nice Appeel Medio Notebook is likely more practical then an actual apple.

If you are interested in the Appeel Padfolio to promote your own business, or to get a sample, email info@proformagreen.com for information and pricing.

And as always, if you really want to do something sustainable, do not buy promotional products. All products are consumption at one level or another. So if you must buy, 1) Buy local (i.e. made in USA), 2) Buy useful, long lasting items, 3) Buy sustainable/recycled/recyclable products if possible.

North End Sport Red Ladies’ Charge Recycled Polyester Performance Short-Sleeve shirt

14 Mar

Fabric: 2.4 oz./yd2/80gsm. Moisture wicking performance. 54% recycled polyester 46% polyester mechanical stretch ripstop. Features: textured ripstop with mechanical stretch. structured collar stand. stylized front and back yokes. heat seal label. Front and back princess seams.

Organic coffee outfit looking for new staff uniforms? Don’t know why, but when I saw the North End Sport Red Ladies’ Charge Recycled Polyester Performance Short-Sleeve Shirt in the new Oak Moss color, I thought of coffee bars.

Of course there is also a good chance I am just a bit tired and wishing for caffeine.

So, the North End Sport Red Ladies’ Charge Recycled Polyester Performance Short-Sleeve shirt, as well as having likely the longest name for a polo I have ever seen, is made from 54% recycled polyester, plus a remaining 46% polyester mechanical stretch ripstop. What we have here is a performance polo, with moisture wicking properties, that is made from recycled milk cartons, water bottles, and other plastic.

Pretty neat right, and a perfect fit for an company working on their sustainable branding.

The North End Sport Red Ladies’ Charge Recycled Polyester Performance Short-Sleeve shirt run sizes XS – 3XL. They are custom embroidered in the USA at the factory. Color options are Black, Red, Night Blue, Oak Moss, and White.

There is a matching men’s companion available as well.

North End has been making exceptional clothing for the promotional industry for over a decade, and North End Sport Red Ladies’ Charge Recycled Polyester Performance Short-Sleeve shirt is a great addition to their line up.

If you are interested in North End Sport Red Ladies’ Charge Recycled Polyester Performance Short-Sleeve shirt to promote your own business, or to get a sample, email info@proformagreen.com for information and pricing.

And as always, if you really want to do something sustainable, do not buy promotional products. All products are consumption at one level or another. So if you must buy, 1) Buy local (i.e. made in USA), 2) Buy useful, long lasting items, 3) Buy sustainable/recycled/recyclable products if possible.

Recycled Zing Ring Flyer

7 Mar
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CPSIA Compliant

The Garyline Recycled Zing Ring Flyer is still one of the best giveaways out their for Spring festivals, or any other outside marketing event. In the Recycled Zing Ring Flyer you get a fun, popular, promo item that is Union Made in the USA, and can be offered in 30% recycled home based Primary Recycled Plastics.

From the Garyline website, “Garyline has been a primary recycler of plastics for more than 50 years. We produce post-industrial “home” regrind on our premises which is the guideline for producing food-compliant houseware products. It is Good for the Environment and it helps us improve our efficiency, so we can remain cost-competitive in a Global Market.”

The Recycled Zing Ring Flyer have a very large imprint area for an item that sells for a little as $0.75 per unit, running at 3/4″ wide x 22.5″ long around the circumference of the flyer. And colors, lots of colors. Recycled Colors included Black, Eco Navy BLUE (PMS 289), Eco Dark Green (PMS 554). Non-recycled content colors include, Black, Cyan, Hot Pink, Royal Blue (PMS 286), Violet (PMS 266), Yellow (PMS 102), Bright Oranage (PMS 1505), Green (PMS 355), Red (PMS 186) Teal and White.

Add a little fun to you next event with the Recycled Zing Ring Flyer. It is certain to go home with your target audience, as a continuous reminder of your marketing message.

If you are interested in the Recycled Zing Ring Flyer to promote own business, or to get a sample, email info@proformagreen.com for information and pricing.

And as always, if you really want to do something sustainable, do not buy promotional products. All products are consumption at one level or another. So if you must buy, 1) Buy local (i.e. made in USA), 2) Buy useful, long lasting items, 3) Buy sustainable/recycled/recyclable products if possible.

Eco Water Saver Shower Timer

3 Mar

 

Full color, full face imprint possible.

Full color, full face imprint possible.

You place the Eco Water Save Shower Timer 5-minute shower timer onto the side of the shower with the attached suction mount. The client goes into the shower and turns the hour glass over. When the sand runs out, shower should be over.

The Eco Water Save Shower Timer helps people save water, energy and money, by reminding them to take shorter showers. They are also shatter-resistant, and have a 70% recycled plastic body, so they count as a sustainable item in their own right.

And the pink version can as an ideal for Breast Cancer Awareness, can ship with available “Pink for Your Health” guide for self-exams.

This is a very simple and very smart giveaway for cities working on conservation programs, plumbers, and remodeling companies. Also businesses that work in the water or energy industries.

Certainly a great Earth Day giveaway for all you taking place in Earth Day fairs, seminars and other events this year.

If you are interested in the Eco Water Saver™ Shower Timer to promote own business, or to get a sample, email info@proformagreen.com for information and pricing.

And as always, if you really want to do something sustainable, do not buy promotional products. All products are consumption at one level or another. So if you must buy, 1) Buy local (i.e. made in USA), 2) Buy useful, long lasting items, 3) Buy sustainable/recycled/recyclable products if possible.

 

Oasis Bottle-Inspired Pen

2 Mar
Plunger Action. PET Material. Available With Black Or Blue Ink.

Plunger Action. PET Material. Available With Black Or Blue Ink.

So let’s say a recycling company needs something to give away at a trade-show. They wanted to promote their stance on environmental awareness, while showing something relevant to their industry, i.e. what happened to all those blue water bottles people put in their blue bins each day.

Well, enter the Oasis Bottle-Inspired Pen, made of recycled plastic, the same PET that most of those bottles get turned into, showing a small example of the full circle of recycling. Bingo, this fits their message perfectly. Print with the text, “I used to be a water bottle” or “Same Desk, New Shape” or simply “I’m Recycled”  to cement the message with each give-away.

Aside from the PET body, the Oasis Bottle-Inspired Pen is a conventional click pen with action plunger. it is available with black or blue ink. The casing of the Oasis Bottle-Inspired Pen is a translucent blue, again, in keeping with the look and concept of made from water bottles. The imprint area is 1 ¼” W x ⅜” H.

If you are interested in the Oasis Bottle-Inspired Pen to promote own business, or to get a sample, email info@proformagreen.com for information and pricing.

And as always, if you really want to do something sustainable, do not buy promotional products. All products are consumption at one level or another. So if you must buy, 1) Buy local (i.e. made in USA), 2) Buy useful, long lasting items, 3) Buy sustainable/recycled/recyclable products if possible.

Recycled Letter Padfolio

1 Mar
Soft Brown

Soft Brown

Chameleon Like is doing a lot of very cool, very colorful, very classic designs with recycled material lately.  Take for example their Recycled Letter Padfolio.

The Recycled Letter Padfolio is 9.5″ x 12.5″ and can take a full sized front imprint. It is the classic padfolio design, with a die-cut pen holder, elastic closure, decorative stitching, internal document pocket, and basic business card slot.

The filler is an 8.5″x11″ white lined paper pad made from 100% PCW Recycled Materials. Which makes the Recycled Letter Padfolio refillable with standard letter pads, found at most office supply stores.

The two standouts are that the Recycled Letter Padfolio itself is made out of 100% PCW recycled board. And that the Recycled Letter Padfolio comes in a host of colors; clay, red, black, navy, gray, green, marina blue, and bark brown. The large choice of color makes it an easier match to your marketing mix, and branding vision.

Truly a simple, yet classic padfolio.

If you are interested in the Recycled Essential Journal to promote own business, or to get a sample, email info@proformagreen.com for information and pricing.

And as always, if you really want to do something sustainable, do not buy promotional products. All products are consumption at one level or another. So if you must buy, 1) Buy local (i.e. made in USA), 2) Buy useful, long lasting items, 3) Buy sustainable/recycled/recyclable products if possible.

Eco-Athens Award

27 Feb
Great look and feel.

Great look and feel.

The Eco-Athens Award by Visions-Awardcraft is created from recycled wooden fence posts. Seriously, would you ever have guessed that?

Because of their origin, the exact overall dimension and the wood grain look of each Eco-Athens Award will vary, indeed will be unique unto itself, in its fine appearance.

The recycled wooden fence posts of the Eco-Athens Award are really just used to form the ‘frame’ of this award, the actual decoration in done on the glass insertion plate. This plate can be imprinted in full color, photo quality, if needed, and since these are awards, customization of each imprint is possible, to add recipient’s name, department, award class, etc.

The Eco-Athens Award is a great award for folks in the Parks & Rec department of cities, as well as for companies that have a sustainable mission or brand. With the classic double column look, I also think the Eco-Athens Award, is a good idea for the finance, commercial real estate, and banking industries.

If you are interested in the Eco-Athens Award to promote own business, or to get a sample, email info@proformagreen.com for information and pricing.

And as always, if you really want to do something sustainable, do not buy promotional products. All products are consumption at one level or another. So if you must buy, 1) Buy local (i.e. made in USA), 2) Buy useful, long lasting items, 3) Buy sustainable/recycled/recyclable products if possible.

Liberty Bags – Recycled Large Duffel

27 Feb

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Looking for a good size duffel for your next project, and need a number of color options? The 8806 Recycled Large Duffel from Liberty Bags, might the right bag for you.

This large 23 1/2″ x 11 1/2″ x 11″ duffel bag comes is eight color options; Black, Grey, Hot Pink, Navy, Neon Orange, Purple, Red, and Royal Blue.

The 8806 Recycled Large Duffel is made of sturdy 600 denier polyester fabric made with 50% recycled material. It features a classic duffel design with a single main compartment, with a small front zipper pocket, and reinforced bottom.

The 8806 Recycled Large Duffel from Liberty Bags is designed to be decorated via embroidery.

Again, this is a basic duffel design, great for sports teams, travel companies, recreation companies, and schools. If you have workers on the go, or a target audience that is traveling, this is a perfect recycled content duffel to take a look at.

If you are interested in the 8806 Recycled Large Duffel to promote own business, or to get a sample, email info@proformagreen.com for information and pricing.

And as always, if you really want to do something sustainable, do not buy promotional products. All products are consumption at one level or another. So if you must buy, 1) Buy local (i.e. made in USA), 2) Buy useful, long lasting items, 3) Buy sustainable/recycled/recyclable products if possible.

9″ Flyer – Recycled Flyer

20 Feb
 12 Let your message soar with Garyline™ fun flyers - molded with 40% post-industrial recycled polypropylene.


Let your message soar with Garyline™ fun flyers – molded with 40% post-industrial recycled polypropylene.

Looking for an inexpensive, sustainable, festival item. The 9″ Flyer – Recycled Flyer from our friends at Garyline might be the perfect fit.

The 9″ Flyer – Recycled Flyer runs as low as $0.84 per unit, with one color artwork imprint. They come Eco Gray, Black, Eco Navy (PMS 289), Eco Tan (PMS 466), and Eco Green (PNS 554). The flyers are 40% post-industrial recycled polypropylene, with a weight of 80 grams. The imprint area is the full face of the flyer, perfect for circular logos and designs.

The  9″ Flyer – Recycled Flyer is also CPSIA compliant for toy product safety and labeling, and FDA Compliant – Safe for food contact, which makes these a great event item for restaurant, as they can double as meal trays. The  9″ Flyer – Recycled Flyer is Union made in New York.

Flyer insert. Imprint color to match flyer.

Flyer insert. Imprint color to match flyer.

Additionally, the 9″ Flyers are available with printed insert cards that can be used as coupons, tickets, special announcements, or as a direct mailing insert.  Just think of the inserts as even more room for your call to action or marketing message.

The nice thing about flyers is once you hand them out, they make their way to the parks, playgrounds, and neighborhoods of the recipients, continuing to spread your brand.

Flyers are too much fun to just throw out, so they normally have a long life as a “spokesperson” your product or service.

If you are interested in the 9″ Flyer – Recycled Flyer to promote own business, or to get a sample, email info@proformagreen.com for information and pricing.

And as always, if you really want to do something sustainable, do not buy promotional products. All products are consumption at one level or another. So if you must buy, 1) Buy local (i.e. made in USA), 2) Buy useful, long lasting items, 3) Buy sustainable if possible.

Recycled Cotton Market Bag

15 Feb

Recycled Cotton Market Bag has a plain name, but is still a great deal in a recycled cotton tote under $5 at EQP.

The Recycled Cotton Market Bag is made from 8oz recycled cotton at a largish size of 11″L x 15.5H’ x 6W. Nearly the full front side of this bag is available for imprint, with an imprint size of 8in. x 8in. for both the from and back of the bag. If you need to go full color with your imprinting, that is also possible via heat transfer at 7in x 8in, on both front and back. And finally, if it is embroidery you are looking for, that can be done on front and back at 5.5in x 5.5in.

The Recycled Cotton Market Bag event includes a educational product hangtag, explaining the manufacture of the bag.

At 85% recycled cotton content, the Recycled Cotton Market Bag is a sturdy bag, great from that farmer’s market, product launch, or company wellness promotion.

Take a look at the video to get a full appreciation of the size of this shopper.

 

If you are interested in the Recycled Cotton Market Bag to promote own business, or to get a sample, email info@proformagreen.com for information and pricing.

And as always, if you really want to do something sustainable, do not buy promotional products. All products are consumption at one level or another. So if you must buy, 1) Buy local (i.e. made in USA), 2) Buy useful, long lasting items, 3) Buy sustainable if possible.

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