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Reduce Plastic Waste With Easy Product Swaps

Everyday decisions that make a difference.

Reduce Plastic Waste With Easy Product Swaps
04.11.2019

We believe that big change begins with small steps. And when backed by organization-wide commitment, the small steps add up to real progress. At PCNA, our EcoSmart® program is the driving force behind the actions we're taking to move our organization, and the promotional products industry, toward a more eco-friendly future. 

In honor of the everyday eco-friendly decisions we can all take, we've put together a list of some easy ways to send a message of eco-friendliness and actually be eco-friendly at the same time. Amplify your brand with these reusable products that can easily be swapped with their disposable counterparts.


Swap: One reusable water bottle can save 167 plastic water bottles per year (Fast Company).

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CamelBak Chute® Mag 32oz (1627-08)

Swap:  One reusable straw can save 594 disposable straws per year (National Park Service).

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Reusable Silicone Straw Keychain (SM-6400)

Swap: One reusable cup can save 115 disposable coffee cups per year (Freedonia Group).

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Bumble Copper Vacuum Insulated Cup (1626-13)


Swap: One reusable grocery tote can save 500 plastic bags per year (Reusethisbag.com).

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Two-Tone Non-Woven Little Grocery Tote (2150-07)

Swap: One reusable food container can save 250 disposable takeout containers per year (Huffington Post).

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Plastic and Wheat Straw Lunch Box Container (1033-61)

Swap: One reusable cooler can save 200 plastic or paper bags per year (Huffington Post).

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Two Way 9-Can Lunch Cooler (2180-03)



Here are the numbers:

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