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).
CamelBak Chute® Mag 32oz (1627-08)
Swap: One reusable straw can save 594 disposable straws per year (National Park Service).
Reusable Silicone Straw Keychain (SM-6400)
Swap: One reusable cup can save 115 disposable coffee cups per year (Freedonia Group).
Bumble Copper Vacuum Insulated Cup (1626-13)
Swap: One reusable grocery tote can save 500 plastic bags per year (Reusethisbag.com).
Two-Tone Non-Woven Little Grocery Tote (2150-07)
Swap: One reusable food container can save 250 disposable takeout containers per year (Huffington Post).
Plastic and Wheat Straw Lunch Box Container (1033-61)
Swap: One reusable cooler can save 200 plastic or paper bags per year (Huffington Post).
Two Way 9-Can Lunch Cooler (2180-03)
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