Eco-Friendly

Researchers Develop a Reusable Face Mask that Kills Viruses with a USB Charger
June 19, 2020 at 11:09 am

Researchers in Haifa, Israel, have created what they believe is a reusable face mask that kills harmful particles by heating itself up with a smartphone charger. It’s been pretty incredible how quickly the scientific community has acted during the COVID-19 pandemic. New developments that sometimes take years have happened in weeks. This has included much…

SanMar Becomes Exclusive Promotional Supplier for Allmade
June 12, 2020 at 11:58 am

SanMar, Issaquah, Wash., announced that it is partnering with Allmade to be the exclusive supplier of Allmade’s ethically and environmentally conscious blank apparel to the promotional apparel and imprinted sportswear industries. Founded by screen printers for screen printers, Allmade is an impact-driven company…

Delta Apparel Joins Cotton LEADS Program
June 10, 2020 at 12:03 pm

Delta Apparel, Greenville, S.C., has joined the Cotton LEADS program, signifying its commitment to sustainability and acknowledging the ongoing improvements U.S. and Australian cotton growers continue to make under both countries’ stringent regulatory environments. The aim of the Cotton LEADS program is to raise awareness of sustainable and responsible cotton growing practices, and to keep…

FDA Temporarily Relaxes Hand Sanitizer Ethanol Restrictions to Increase Supply
June 9, 2020 at 12:07 pm

In order to keep up with demand for hand sanitizer, particularly in the health care space, the FDA has temporarily relaxed its restrictions on fuel- and technical-grade ethanol, and the amount of certain impurities present in the production process. These are temporary rules aimed at increasing hand sanitizer availability while demand remains sky high...

7 Promotional Products for National Nurses Week
May 7, 2020 at 3:29 pm

National Nurses is a chance to show appreciation for everything nurses do on a daily basis, and it's especially important now as nurses battle the COVID-19 pandemic. While one week isn't enough to show our thanks, here are seven promotional products ideas to suggest to clients for National Nurses week, or just for any sort of health worker appreciation program...

Orbus Diverts 87% of Its Total Waste From Landfills in 2019
March 19, 2020 at 1:17 pm

Orbus Exhibit & Display Group, Woodridge, Ill., reported that it has diverted 87 percent of its total waste from landfills by recycling aluminum, plastic, fabric and cardboard, cores and paper in 2019. Orbus has two full-time team members dedicated to labor associated with the recycling efforts and several dedicated to the management of the recycling…

Starbucks Is Quietly Testing a New, Greener Single-Use Coffee Cup
March 17, 2020 at 2:06 pm

Just shy of two years after it launched the NextGen Cup Challenge to develop a completely recyclable and compostable cup, Starbucks has announced that it’s testing new environmentally friendly cups in some locations, including New York, San Francisco, Seattle, London and Vancouver...