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November 2015

Do Your Part to Reduce Climate Change

Today marks the start of the UN Paris climate summit, known formally as the 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Over the years, participants have negotiated agreements and set goals for a world where temperatures rise more than 2 degrees Celsius above the level they were in 1850-1899. This year’s event is instrumental in that 195 countries agreed in 2011 that a deal on exactly how to stop global warming had to be done by the end of 2015.

BBC News offers an...

Green Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is only a few days away but for many people, planning started weeks ago. Pre-planning can help save money and reduce your carbon footprint. Planning your Thanksgiving menu allows plenty of time to shop for food and supplies. Shopping can be done in an orchestrated manner saving on gas, time and avoiding pollution.

In addition to pre-planning, there are a number of other ways to green your Thanksgiving this year:

Eliminate Food Waste: Huffington Post senior editor Joseph Erbentraut recently wrote about the...

Greening the Holidays

According the Environmental Protection Agency, the volume of household waste in the United States generally increases 25 percent between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day – about 1 million extra tons. 

This holiday season commit to reducing, reusing and recycling. Eco Promotional Products offers the following advice for eco-friendly holidays:

Pre-plan. Strategically plan your shopping trips to use less gas and minimize pollution and don’t wait until the last minute to ship gifts. The USPS,...

Planning Your Sales Kick-Off Meeting

While sales kick off meetings may be done at any time of year, many companies follow their fiscal year calendars. For companies on a calendar-fiscal year, planning for January sales kick off meetings is currently at full speed. Sales kick-off meetings are a time to provide training, energize sales teams, share company goals, forecasts for the new year and recognize top sales people from the previous year. 

National sales meetings, or any large corporate meeting, require a tremendous amount of time and planning. Pre-planning for these events helps eliminate many headaches and save a...

Effective Promotional Products: How to Choose the Best Promotional Products for Your Next Event

There are a number of factors that go into choosing a promotional product such as quantity, budget, message and ROI. How does one choose the “best” promotional product for their next campaign?

First and foremost, think about what you hope to accomplish with your promotional campaign. Do you want to attract new customers or create awareness for a new campaign? Do you need a promotional product as an achievement award or participation incentive? Or do you want to thank your employees, supporters and/or existing customers? 

These three examples all have different price...

Bamboo: The Ultimate Sustainable Promotional Products Material

When choosing promotional products or awards, one of the most important qualities of the items is longevity. How long will the product last and the message remain visible? The lifespan of a promotional product is crucial for branding. It is equally important to the environment as materials will be kept out of landfills. Eco friendly promotional products made from bamboo are the optimal choice for green companies and green events. Bamboo promotional products are high quality, long-lasting and have very little negative impact on the environment.

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A Guide to Mobile Chargers for Holiday Gift Giving

Whether you are looking for employee gifts or customers gifts this holiday season, tech gifts are always well received. Portable speakers, headphones and mobile chargers/power banks will once again be very popular. If you are looking to give a promotional technology gift this year know that not all technology is created equal.

Input, output, capacity, QCA, CE, FCC, RoHS Compliant. What does it all mean and how do you know you are getting the most bang for your buck and giving a high quality product?

There are a number of ways to charge mobile chargers depending on the type of...