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)

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Why Clients Love Eco-Friendly Brands

Younger consumers are spending more overall than previous generations  and emerging patterns show they favor sustainable brands. According to Nielsen's 2015 Global Corporate Sustainability Report, 66% of consumers say they will spend more on a product if it came from a sustainable brand, and when it comes to Millennials that number can be has high … Continue reading Why Clients Love Eco-Friendly Brands

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

Typically, suppliers claim a product is “green” if it can either help you live green OR it is made of materials that do not harm the environment. Here are some examples of claims made in the industry: 1) Made of recycled, regrind or organic materials 2) Made of rapidly renewable resources such as Bamboo 3) … Continue reading What Does “Green” Mean? A quick summary of what qualifies a promotional product as eco-friendly.

“Recyclable” – what it really means

We are all concerned about our carbon footprint, recycling our newspapers and plastic bottles and in general attempting to reduce waste in our personal lives,  but what does "recyclable" mean when selling promotional products? The term "recyclable" is fairly specific - the ENTIRE product must be recyclable, not just part.  Recycling centers would not routinely … Continue reading “Recyclable” – what it really means

Norwood’s Earth Day Promotional Product Ideas!

Each year, Earth Day inspires millions to revisit their personal impact on the environment.  Here are a few products that will help individuals establish good, eco-friendly habits with little to no extra time and effort. Convenient recycling at home starts with this - #15466- Recycling Bin Tote Set.  These bins stick together while collecting and sorting; … Continue reading Norwood’s Earth Day Promotional Product Ideas!

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.