Make a mark with green promotional materials

If you want people to notice your brand and buy from you, then do it with green promotional materials. In the last years, there’s been a shift to a sustainable mindset. Your friends, customers and colleagues will love that you’re thinking of the protection of the planet while promoting your business.

History of promotional materials

If you’re thinking of using promotional materials to increase the awareness and sales of your products, you’re among great company. It’s said that promotional materials can trace their origin back to 1789 where US presidential candidate George Washington handed out pins to endorse his campaign. These obviously worked as he was elected as President.

From then on, promotional materials have grown in popularity. Businesses of all sizes and in all industries include promotional materials as part of their marketing strategy to engage with new customers and cement their relationship with existing buyers.

Promotional materials ideas

There are a million and one ways to use promotional materials. If you find this huge choice confusing, here are some of our favorite promotional materials ideas that our customers have used:

Promotional materials for events
Toyota Denmark A/S approached us as they were looking for green promotional materials for their conferences. They choose the plantable Sprout pencil on a single card to hand out to participants at their sustainability conference.

“The Sprout pencil is perfectly in line with our values; it supports recycling, renewal and it has a positive impact on the planet.” – Frank C. Okosor, President, Toyota Denmark A/S

Promotional materials as sellable items
Promotional materials can also be sold in shops. The unique public park in New York – Friends of the High Line chose to sell plantable Sprout pencils on single cards in their shop to raise money for the conservation of the park.

“I am looking for innovative products that has a different take on everyday needs. Pencils are a staple product for us, and I wanted to find one that was beyond the basic.” – Director of Retail Operations, Friends of the High Line, NY

Promotional materials for product launches
We were delighted when Coca-Cola, Italy choose to use our engraved plantable Sprout pencils on single cards for the launch of its new drink Coca-Cola Life in Italy.

“We chose the Sprout pencil because it was totally aligned with the philosophy of Coca-Cola Life: Naturalness.” – National Account Manager, Coca-Cola, Italy

Promotional gift ideas that are innovative and eco-friendly

Be different and give away or sell company promotional gifts that keep on giving. The plantable Sprout pencil is the original, patented pencil that can grow into a plant. And, you have the choice of your promotional pencils growing into luscious flowers, tasty herbs, fresh vegetables and even spruce trees.

The plantable Sprout pencil is available in graphite, color or as a Rainbow pencil that has three colors in one; red, yellow and blue. All plantable Sprout pencils are made from sustainably harvested wood. This means for every tree that is cut down to make our pencils, another tree is planted to replace it. The writing material used in Sprout pencils is a mixture of non-toxic graphite and clay. Lead is never used in our pencils! The distinctive green seed capsule that’s found at the end of our plantable pencils is made from cellulose, which is a compound that is found in plants. And the seeds we use are non-GMO.

The plantable Sprout pencil can also be customized with your company logo and message. This can be added through engraving or for EU customers, color print is also available. By using high-quality, precision UV printing, we can replicate just about any color.

Choose to display your pencils on cards that can also be personalized with your message or logo. Or present them in boxes of three or five pencils for a promotional gift that will bring a smile to everyone’s face.

Why Sprout’s promotional materials are special

Sustainability is built into our DNA at Sprout World. We ensure our production methods are as sustainable as possible. Even going as far as working with production partners in Poland to serve our European market and a partner in the US for our American market.

The plantable Sprout pencil is the original, patented pencil that grows into a plant. Once the pencil is too short to use, it can be planted to grow into fresh plants. It’s so simple – watch the video to see for yourself.

Spread your message with green promotional marketing materials

Sprout’s mission is to make innovative, sustainable products that inspire a green mindset. By choosing to use a plantable Sprout pencil instead of a plastic pen not only are you advertising your business but you’re showing that you care about protecting this amazing planet we call home.

For further information or to request a price for the plantable Sprout pencil, send us a message. Our friendly team is here to help.