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June 2018

Back to School Promotional Products for Schools and Universities 2018

New student orientations are in full-swing at colleges and universities. At the local level, administrators and PTOs/PTAs are also planning for the upcoming school year. No matter the grade level, back to school promotional products are a fantastic way to welcome students to campus at the start of the school year. Eco Promotional Products’ back to school sale offers low pricing on many eco-friendly promotional items for sustainability-minded schools and universities.

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National Pollinator Week: What Green Organizations and Individuals Can do to Help Save the Bees and Other Pollinators

Initiated and managed by The Pollinator Partnership, National Pollinator Week runs June 18-24, 2018. The week is dedicated to celebrating and protecting not only bees but also birds, butterflies, bats and beetles. While many people find bees to be pesky, they are a vital part of our eco-system. Climate change is linked to flowers blooming earlier before bees emerge from hibernation, disrupting the natural pollination process. Many of the foods we eat rely on or benefit from pollinators. Bees...

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Saving Monarch Butterflies with Butterfly Gardens

Monarch butterflies, like honey bees, are in danger. According to the National Wildlife Federation, over the last two decades, the North American monarch population has declined by more than 90 percent. There are many reasons why monarchs are disappearing, including deforestation in Mexico where butterflies migrate to survive through the winter, climate change and pesticides and urban development wiping out milkweed. Monarchs lay their eggs on milkweed and these are the only plants their caterpillars can eat. Milkweed plants are...