Unusual Eco-Friendly Merchandise For Your 2020 Marketing Campaign

Want to add a quirky and conscientious twist to your marketing campaign in 2020? We hear you - so search no further than our wide range of eco-friendly promotional products, which covers stationery, drinkware, accessories and more. So much more!

Our environmentally-considerate giveaways include everything from recycled notepads to eco friendly coffee cups. As well as these classics, we also have a wide range of unusual eco items, too.

Why Consider Eco-Friendly Promotional Products For Your Giveaways?

As a society, we've never been more eco-aware, and there are a number of ways that your business can demonstrate it's taking its corporate social responsibility (CSR) seriously. 

With eco-friendly merchandise such as our branded coffee cups eliminating the need for single-use items, providing your customers with products they can use time after time, is a great option. Eliminating their need for single-use plastic bottles or chuck-away paper coffee cups, it's a fantastic way for your business to do its bit to help the environment whilst simultaneously promoting your brand, too. 

(Unsurprisingly, 'single-use' was decreed to be the 'Word of the Year' by Collins Dictionary in 2018.)

Another consideration is the materials of the branded products you choose; many of our promotional products are made from repurposed materials, such as recycled plastic or paper.

Herb Mix Desktop Garden

Great for: Office-aimed giveaways.

For the ultimate in green, offer your customers an opportunity to grow their very own gardens on their desks. Our promotional desktop gardens are neatly delivered within a recycled brushed aluminium tube, with each set containing all your customers need to create their very own delightfully scented oasis in the workplace. Your artwork is clearly printed on a label that sits pride of place on the tube, offering well-rooted brand awareness. 

Whilst this particular offering is herb-themed (options include basil, sweet marjoram and dill), we also have a floral alternative available, namely our printed sky Meadow Desktop Garden. This flower-filled tube has the potential to bloom into a range of fragrant blooms - and with your branding on display all the while. 

Recycled Tyre Coasters

Great for: Motoring-themed campaigns.

Sure, recycled tyres might not be the most obvious option when it comes to choosing eco-friendly promotional products. However, our popular Recycled Tyre Coasters are the exception to the rule! Printed in up to two colours with your artwork and available either round or square, they're made from 2mm thick 70-85% recycled UK waste material.

For a design that's truly bespoke to your brand, you can even opt to have them cut to a custom shape - a small extra cost applies for this service but we'd argue it's worth every penny!

Eco Mini Lip Balm Sticks

Great for: Wellbeing or lifestyle campaigns. 

Pucker up, people! With a delicate vanilla flavour, our promotional lip balms are contained within a cardboard tube (complete with push-up mechanism) that's entirely compostable. 

The label is printed in full colour with your branding, ensuring your customers will think of your business with each use. 

Bamboo Fibre Sunglasses

Great for: Style-conscious demographics. 

Who knew that sunglasses could be eco-friendly? If you're aiming your marketing at a young demographic or are planning a campaign that has a lifestyle angle, our promotional sunglasses make the perfect pick 😎

These logo printed sunglasses are available in five on-point sorbet shades and are emblazoned with your branding in up to four colours. Oh, and can be dispatched in as little as seven working days!

Self Charging Dynamo Torches

Great for: Winter-set campaigns or outdoor-based demographics. 

Brilliant additions to any outdoors-y campaign or eco-themed activity, these clever Self Charging Dynamo Torches require precisely zero batteries. Yes, you read that correctly! Instead, your customers can charge them up themselves simply by activating the easy-use trigger.

Choose from five distinct colours and have your artwork printed in vibrant full colour for a giveaway your audience can rely on time after time. 

Fare Recycled PET Auto Mini Umbrella

Great for: General audiences - because nobody wants to get wet, do they? 

Take your business singin' in the rain with our small promotional umbrellas, which are the perfect size for popping in coat pockets or handbags. Made from 100% recycled bottles, they're a truly brilliant eco giveaway to present your customers with, with the bamboo handle making a neat finishing touch. 

With dispatch available from just a fortnight after artwork confirmation, these branded umbrellas are perfect for ensuring your logo stays visible on even the gloomiest of days - especially if you select that lime green colour option...! 

Wooden Eco Yoyo

Great for: Younger demographics, such as school pupils.

A branded yoyo is a classic giveaway for children. Take things one step further by presenting them with our eco-friendly wooden yoyo, which is printed with your branding in up to full colour. 

Our promotional yoyos also make great giveaway options for older audiences, too; whether presented as a childhood throwback or a distraction aid, they're highly cost-effective and ensure visibility for your logo with every bounce. 

Eco Pullover Sweaters

Great for: Event giveaways or uniform additions.

Add an eco twist to your staff's attire with our Eco Pullover Sweaters, which are printed in up to four colours with your branding; they also make great event giveaways for customer sign-ups, too. Each of these cosy jumpers is made from an eco fabric blend of 50% polyester, 46% cotton and 4% rayon, with a material weight of 220gsm.

As eco-friendly clothing goes, these smart promotional jumpers are ideal for ensuring your branding remains visible and your staff (or customers!) cosy. 

Disposable Ear Plugs In Tin

Great for: Travel-themed marketing campaigns.

A fantastic promotional product for any tourism or travel-related business to have to-hand, our Disposable Ear Plugs In Tin makes for a practical giveaway that your customers will be grateful to receive.

Your branding is printed on to the silver tin and you have the option of yellow, green or orange ear plugs to choose from. 

Browse our full range of eco friendly promotional products and contact our team today to find out more or get a quote for your UK business. 

Main image via Pexels.

Written by

Katie Clark | Digital Marketing Manager

With over a decade in print and digital journalism, Katie possesses a wide skill-set that incorporates everything from SEO to PR. Joining the team in early 2019, her expertise lies in writing sparkling copy about promotional merchandise and related topics, as well as managing social media activity and developing creative solutions to keep the Total Merchandise brand at the forefront of people’s minds. With a background that includes event-planning and volunteering for charitable organisations, she has a first-hand appreciation for the needs and questions a customer might have when acquiring promotional products for their organisation. In her spare time, she loves reading, going to the cinema and learning to cook.

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