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Get Your Green Jacket – e.c.o Fleece from Ash City

This is a guest post by John Simonetta, owner of ProformaGreen, an eco-friendly promotional items consultancy. John’s blogs are designed to keep us up to date on the “greening” of his industry. A funny thing happened on the way to this blog. I wanted to write about the new line of e.c.o fleece items from […]

September 16th

LA Times: Natural Nontoxic Ingredients Go Mainstream

For those of you who don’t read the LA Times, here’s a green products article you’ll want to catch. Today they featured a detailed story about green chemistry–the companies developing green body care, house cleaning and home building materials and the challenges they face. And, oh ya, also about the multi-millions in revenues they are […]

September 14th

Forget The Green Packaging At Your Peril – A Story

This is a guest post by John Simonetta, owner of ProformaGreen, an eco-friendly promotional items consultancy. John’s blogs are designed to keep us up to date on the “greening” of his industry. We recently ran 1000 bag clips for the MercyCorps office in New York (if you have never heard of this NGO check them […]

September 13th

Bringing Truly Green Office Supplies to the Masses

Think for a moment, if you wanted to make the maximum impact in greening one product area, what would it be? Cars may come to mind first, but that requires a significant commitment and investment by the buyer.  While it can and will make a positive impact, there’s an area that’s much more ubiquitous and […]

September 4th

Bye Bye Box: HP Packages Laptops in Eco-Friendly Bags

HP has announced that their EnergyStar Pavilion dv6929 laptop will be packaged in recycled-content messenger bags instead of the traditional cardboard boxes.  As a result, they’ve won Wal-Mart’s Home Entertainment Design Challenge, a contest open to all suppliers of consumer electronics products that focused on good design and  innovative packaging design that facilitates reducing, reusing, […]

September 3rd

Patagonia Develops Recyclable Outdoor Wear

Performance gear-producing Patagonia, known for their forays into sustainable clothing produced with environmental ethics in mind, has produced the first recyclable-nylon shell and pants for technical outdoor wear.  The company has produced recyclable nylon gear before, in the form of pants and shorts, but these are the first shells produced in the industry that can […]

September 2nd

Panda Stands – For Eco Friendly Bamboo Banners

This is a guest post by John Simonetta, owner of ProformaGreen, an eco-friendly promotional items consultancy. John’s blogs are designed to keep us up to date on the “greening” of his industry. OK, the name is a little cheesy but these signs are a great idea for businesses that need eco-friendly signage which still shows […]

September 2nd

Envirobinder- The Eco Conscious Alternative To The Vinyl Binder

This is a guest post by John Simonetta, owner of ProformaGreen, an eco-friendly promotional items consultancy. John’s blogs are designed to keep us up to date on the “greening” of his industry. Independent Printing has started a blog at www.designed2print.wordpress.com, which has a number of good articles on the changes in the printing industry. The […]

August 27th