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Embrace Your Inner Green – Recycled PET Products

The concept of recycling has been around for thousands of years, but our modern-day understanding of the term emerged in the 1960s and 1970s, spurred on by the environmental movement. (1) The pandemic has heightened awareness of sustainability issues. In a recent survey, 87% of people said that companies should integrate environmental concerns into their … Continue reading Embrace Your Inner Green – Recycled PET Products

For Earth Day 2021, Think Outside (the Box)

Every year on April 22nd, we honor Mother Earth with celebrations and events across the world. Taking time to inspire awareness and appreciation for the environment often includes promotional products that encourage re-usability, are made from renewable resources, produced with safe processes, etc. With an ever-increasing interest in sustainability within the promo industry, Earth Day … Continue reading For Earth Day 2021, Think Outside (the Box)

Bamboo – sustainable, beautiful and unique recognition and gift ideas

We love bamboo - and have introduced several more unique items as part of our goingreen(R) collection.  Bamboo is a more sustainable alternative to traditional hardwoods and is extremely durable.  Here are a few interesting facts about bamboo and what makes it sustainable... Bamboo is the fastest growing plant on the planet (technically it is in … Continue reading Bamboo – sustainable, beautiful and unique recognition and gift ideas

What Does “Green” Mean? A quick summary of what qualifies a promotional product as eco-friendly.

Norwood offers over 100 items in our goingreen(R) collection.  We've got everything from biodegradable water bottles to elegant awards made of renewable Bamboo.  But what does "green" really mean?  Norwood's definition of green is that a product promotes a benefit to the environment.  It can either help you live green OR it is made of … Continue reading What Does “Green” Mean? A quick summary of what qualifies a promotional product as eco-friendly.