What Makes a Promotional Product Eco-Friendly?

August 14th, 2014 No comments

eco-friendly promotional productsHow to Determine if a Promotional Product is Eco-Friendly or Not

Austin, Texas: One of the main questions we hear is : “How do we determine if an item is considered an eco-friendly promotional product or not?”

We sell over 25,000 different eco-friendly promotional products at EcoMarketingSolutions.com and we like to break down our parameters into the 3 R’s.

Start with the 3R’s: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.

A) REDUCE: Does the use of the promotional product reduce waste.

For example most of us would consider a reusable water bottle as an eco-friendly promotional product because it reduces the number of paper cups or plastic empty water bottles in the waste stream.  Same holds true for a reusable tote bag –as it reduces the number of plastic or paper bags that end up in landfill.

Another popular item–recycled USB drives can also help reduce paper waste.

B) REUSE: Can the promotional item be reused — over and over again?

In addition to reusable water bottles and tote bags–think even of cell phone power chargers that can be used again and again – or even higher-quality organic clothing that can be worn for years.

C) RECYCLE: Is the promotional product made of recycled materials?

I like to start with post-consumer recycled and a minimum of 50% recycled materials–but everyone has their own guidelines.

Look for recycled promotional products–which are especially prevalent in plastic products–everything from flying discs to tumblers and bottles to recycled pens and more.

Don’t over-think your eco-friendly promotional products selection.

If you can find an item that meets at least one of these 3 criteria, then you’ve found an eco-friendly promotional product.

If you can combine two or more of the Big 3R’s in one promotional product–even better.

Yes– to define your eco-friendly promotional product, you can then go into smaller groups–such as hemp or organic-only fabrics,or energy-reducing or efficient products and even solar powered promotional items–but that is much more specific and case by case.

Promote your green marketing campaign and create greater awareness of green causes with eco-friendly promotional products.

Anything less would not be doing justice to your campaign or mission.

Here’s to a greener tomorrow, today.

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Robert Piller, President of Eco Marketing Solutions, has over 33 years of experience in running and implementing promotional marketing campaigns and is a leader in the recycled promotional products industry, including offering one of the largest selections of organic promotional products,   imprinted bamboo promotional items, imprinted live tree seedlings and plant giftsseeded paper promotional items and  recycled imprinted pens and pencils in the country.

In addition to being a noted writer on issues of social and safety compliance, Robert Piller has recently completed his CAS degree and BASI degree — one of the highest honors in the promotional products industry for his years of continuous education and certification.

His company’s website, EcoMarketingSolutions.com, features over 250,000 eco-friendly promotional items in all price ranges, for any business or organization interested in going green and promoting environmental stewardship. The site’s handy search tool helps you easily find organic and recycled imprinted promotional items in your price range and time frame.

Eco Marketing Solutions has a strong Code of Conduct as they carefully vet and qualify all their suppliers.

You can also reach him by email (robert (at) ecomarketingsolutions.com) or comment on his blog postings at GreenSpotBlog.com or below at his Twitter link.

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Green Marketing: Forget About the Masses. Find the Influencers

July 29th, 2014 No comments

Is Your Green Marketing Campaign Trying to Be Too Broad?

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Austin, Texas: When it comes to green marketing, sometimes trying to be all things to all people serves your target audience wrong.

Your target audience is not EVERYONE.

It is a nice goal–but 100% unrealistic.

What audience can you have the most impact trying to woo or persuade?

That is where you should spend the bulk of your green marketing efforts.  Then as that reach expands through your efforts and grass roots marketing, you can try to broaden that audience.

For cities and utilities looking to reduce energy or water usage, find the influencers–and work backwards.

Those influencers can be teachers and ministers.

It can be manufacturers and local club or civic leaders.

Reach out to them to help you spread your message.

If you are a business providing a green product or service, then who are your influencers?

Mothers of young children or babies?

Dual income adults with no kids?

Know who your specific target audience is and work backwards.

As a business to business provider of eco-friendly promotional items, I get calls all the time from organizations asking me to advertise in magazines or go to trade shows that do not fit my target audience.  Sure, it would  be nice to go to consumer trade shows and talk to moms and kids about the environment.  But that just is not my target audience and my advertising and marketing budget would soon be wasted and used up.

I prefer business to business marketing forums where I can speak to my potential clients — then I try to pare it down more specifically.

You should do the same.

Not all marketing events are for you — no matter how good it feels.

Learn who your target audience is and then find those influencers that you can specifically target to maximize your campaign’s efficiency and improve your return on investment.

Happy Green Marketing!

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Robert Piller, President of Eco Marketing Solutions, has over 33 years of experience in running and implementing promotional marketing campaigns and is a leader in the recycled promotional products industry, including offering one of the largest selections of organic promotional products,   imprinted bamboo promotional items, imprinted live tree seedlings and plant giftsseeded paper promotional items and  recycled imprinted pens and pencils in the country.

In addition to being a noted writer on issues of social and safety compliance, Robert Piller has recently completed his CAS degree and BASI degree — one of the highest honors in the promotional products industry for his years of continuous education and certification.

His company’s website, EcoMarketingSolutions.com, features over 250,000 eco-friendly promotional items in all price ranges, for any business or organization interested in going green and promoting environmental stewardship. The site’s handy search tool helps you easily find organic and recycled imprinted promotional items in your price range and time frame.

Eco Marketing Solutions has a strong Code of Conduct as they carefully vet and qualify all their suppliers.

You can also reach him by email (robert (at) ecomarketingsolutions.com) or comment on his blog postings at GreenSpotBlog.com or below at his Twitter link.

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Going Green: Is It All About Narcissism?

June 26th, 2014 No comments

Narcissism May Be at The Heart Of Much of the Green Consumer Spending

marketing green products to narcissists

Austin, TX: National Public Radio had an excellent segment today on how narcissism affects green consumer purchases.

In the study they described, they found that narcissists shop and buy green to be noticed and recognized as being environmentally sensitive.

In fact, the study points out three main takeaways about going green and narcissism:

1) Narcissists like to buy green products in public–where everyone can see how eco-conscious they are.

Think of Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s shoppers.  Narcissists are much less likely to purchase eco-friendly products online–as nobody can see them making that purchase.

2) Narcissists like to buy green products that can be visibly noticed.  Think about Prius cars, green backpacks and messenger bags, green water bottles that are clearly marked as “eco-friendly”, clothing, etc.

They did a test where narcissists can by what they thought was either a green laptop or a green desktop computer – or both.

The narcissists overwhelmingly chose the green laptop–as it will be carried around, taken to coffee shops and be noticed a lot more.

3) Narcissists like to pay more for a green product–so people can see that they put their money where their mouth is.

The study gave an example of a green-friendly backpack that did not sell very well when it was marked lower than competing non-green backpacks.  However, once the store raised the price on the green backpack to more than the non-green ones, sales soared.

This philosophy is interesting –especially if you are marketing a green product or service.

Are your eco-friendly customers narcissists?

Now you know the tell-tale signs of narcissistic green consumers…and how to make them feel good about buying green.

Not all consumers that buy green are narcissists.

Many are doing it out of their string core belief that they want to reduce their carbon footprint and leave a greener planet for the next generations.

But many of your customers will be narcissists.

Embrace them and market to them as they want to be marketed to.

It’s a win-win situation.

Here’s to a greener tomorrow!

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Robert Piller, President of Eco Marketing Solutions, has over 33 years of experience in running and implementing promotional marketing campaigns and is a leader in the recycled promotional products industry, including offering one of the largest selections of organic promotional products,   imprinted bamboo promotional items, imprinted live tree seedlings and plant giftsseeded paper promotional items and  recycled imprinted pens and pencils in the country.

In addition to being a noted writer on issues of social and safety compliance, Robert Piller has recently completed his CAS degree and BASI degree — one of the highest honors in the promotional products industry for his years of continuous education and certification.

His company’s website, EcoMarketingSolutions.com, features over 250,000 eco-friendly promotional items in all price ranges, for any business or organization interested in going green and promoting environmental stewardship. The site’s handy search tool helps you easily find organic and recycled imprinted promotional items in your price range and time frame.

Eco Marketing Solutions has a strong Code of Conduct as they carefully vet and qualify all their suppliers.

You can also reach him by email (robert (at) ecomarketingsolutions.com) or comment on his blog postings at GreenSpotBlog.com or below at his Twitter link.

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Business Success 101: Keeping Business Simple – And Thriving

June 20th, 2014 No comments

Key to Business Success: Keep It Simple

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Austin, Texas: This is the 6 year anniversary of my company Eco Marketing Solutions and my 32nd year overall in this industry –and as I reflect on these 3+ decades, I attribute most of my success to keeping things simple.

Selling eco-friendly promotional products is not brain surgery.

I focus on three areas and everything else just falls into place:

1) Quick Followups: All emails and phone calls are returned within 90 minutes–usually within 10 minutes.

Why?  Because it’s the right way to handle messages.  I like my emails and calls returned quickly — and obviously, so do my clients.

2) Attention to Detail: In the promotional products business, there are many variables-such as product colors, ink colors, location of imprint, quality of artwork, deadlines, correct shipping addresses, etc. that need o be handled.  And deadlines seem to keep getting shorter and shorter.

We choose the old adage: Measure Twice, Cut Once. Careful attention to detail at the beginning of the order saves countless hours of last minute panic.

We do many orders within 24 and 48 hours.  We just make sure we are ready to go when we get those rush orders.

3) Referrals: Referrals are not the thing that I actively ask for.

I think that is a bit tacky.

We get so many referrals because customers are happy to tell their friends and colleagues about our company.

Referrals are our lifeblood.

How about your company?

Are you keeping things simple?

Do you always seem to be behind in production?

Are you getting plenty of referrals?

Keep your business simple.

Focus only on what gets optimum results.

Nothing else matters.

Simplicity keeps a business manageable.

I hope to be doing this for another 32+ years.

How about you?

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Robert Piller, President of Eco Marketing Solutions, has over 33 years of experience in running and implementing promotional marketing campaigns and is a leader in the recycled promotional products industry, including offering one of the largest selections of organic promotional products,   imprinted bamboo promotional items, imprinted live tree seedlings and plant giftsseeded paper promotional items and  recycled imprinted pens and pencils in the country.

In addition to being a noted writer on issues of social and safety compliance, Robert Piller has recently completed his CAS degree and BASI degree — one of the highest honors in the promotional products industry for his years of continuous education and certification.

His company’s website, EcoMarketingSolutions.com, features over 250,000 eco-friendly promotional items in all price ranges, for any business or organization interested in going green and promoting environmental stewardship. The site’s handy search tool helps you easily find organic and recycled imprinted promotional items in your price range and time frame.

Eco Marketing Solutions has a strong Code of Conduct as they carefully vet and qualify all their suppliers.

You can also reach him by email (robert (at) ecomarketingsolutions.com) or comment on his blog postings at GreenSpotBlog.com or below at his Twitter link.

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Do Your Customers Understand The Benefits of Buying Eco-Friendly Products?

June 9th, 2014 No comments

How Aware Are Your Customers of the Value of Buying Eco-Friendly Products?

eco-friendly promotional productsAustin, Texas: For those of us selling eco-friendly products, we often make the mistake of thinking that everyone understands the benefits and virtues of “buying green”.

Nothing can be further from the truth.

I often have the need to explain why my customers should be buying eco-friendly promotional products from my company, EcoMarketingSolutions.com – even when they sell organic or eco-friendly products themselves.

Customers need to be constantly re-educated on why buying eco-friendly products is right for THEIR company.

They need to understand your production and procurement methods.

They need to understand more about your recyclability.

But more important, your customers need to be made more aware of why buying eco-friendly products is the right fit for their company.

It goes beyond corporate sustainability just for marketing purposes.

You must connect with their core values and belief systems.

You must remind them of why their customers prefer eco-friendly products and solutions.

And you must remind them often and consistently–as buyers (and their bosses0 turn over and will be questioning the value of a buying eco-friendly…especially around budget time.

Not every company wants to buy eco-friendly products…usually because they are not sold on the benefits.

We must understand that.

However, there are many others that would like to buy eco-friendly products–if they just understood the benefits a little bit more.

And it is our job, as purveyors, providers and producers of eco-friendly products, to do our part to hep educate both our customers, and their consumers, of the value and need to buy eco-friendly products.

Here’s to a greener tomorrow, today!

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Robert Piller, President of Eco Marketing Solutions, has over 33 years of experience in running and implementing promotional marketing campaigns and is a leader in the recycled promotional products industry, including offering one of the largest selections of organic promotional products,   imprinted bamboo promotional items, imprinted live tree seedlings and plant giftsseeded paper promotional items and  recycled imprinted pens and pencils in the country.

In addition to being a noted writer on issues of social and safety compliance, Robert Piller has recently completed his CAS degree and BASI degree — one of the highest honors in the promotional products industry for his years of continuous education and certification.

His company’s website, EcoMarketingSolutions.com, features over 250,000 eco-friendly promotional items in all price ranges, for any business or organization interested in going green and promoting environmental stewardship. The site’s handy search tool helps you easily find organic and recycled imprinted promotional items in your price range and time frame.

Eco Marketing Solutions has a strong Code of Conduct as they carefully vet and qualify all their suppliers.

You can also reach him by email (robert (at) ecomarketingsolutions.com) or comment on his blog postings at GreenSpotBlog.com or below at his Twitter link.

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Should Green Marketing Companies Have a Higher Bar to Pass for Credibility?

June 5th, 2014 No comments

Raising the Bar for Green Marketing Claims

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Austin, Texas: As green marketers, we make lots of claims:

  • Organic
  • Environmentally-Friendly
  • Recyclable
  • Made from Recycled Materials

However, too many of these claims are unsubstantiated or vague, at best — and not up to the Green Guides standards.

I think that when making claims about product safety, health, and yes–environmental stewardship, we should always err on the side of full disclosure.

At Eco Marketing Solutions, we sell green promotional products: imprinted items that are made of recycled materials or from organic materials.

With over 400,000 products in our line, we have a team of people dedicated to updating every item in our online catalog for accuracy and disclosure.

We are not there yet, but we are working on it every single day.

It is a time-consuming (and expensive) task, but when finished, our customers will know if a product is made form post-consumer waste, what percentage of the product is made from recycled materials, etc.

Are you spending your time clarifying green facts and figures – or are you intentionally keeping things blurry?

Customers appreciate honesty–even if it is not entirely what they were hoping for.

There is too much pseudo information out there –which only make sour jobs as green marketers harder.

Casting a shadow of doubt on your product only makes your company seem less than honest.

Green marketers should be held accountable to a higher standard–as we are all in this together.

Here’s to a greener tomorrow, today!

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Robert Piller, President of Eco Marketing Solutions, has over 33 years of experience in running and implementing promotional marketing campaigns and is a leader in the recycled promotional products industry, including offering one of the largest selections of organic promotional products,   imprinted bamboo promotional items, imprinted live tree seedlings and plant giftsseeded paper promotional items and  recycled imprinted pens and pencils in the country.

In addition to being a noted writer on issues of social and safety compliance, Robert Piller has recently completed his CAS degree and BASI degree — one of the highest honors in the promotional products industry for his years of continuous education and certification.

His company’s website, EcoMarketingSolutions.com, features over 250,000 eco-friendly promotional items in all price ranges, for any business or organization interested in going green and promoting environmental stewardship. The site’s handy search tool helps you easily find organic and recycled imprinted promotional items in your price range and time frame.

Eco Marketing Solutions has a strong Code of Conduct as they carefully vet and qualify all their suppliers.

You can also reach him by email (robert (at) ecomarketingsolutions.com) or comment on his blog postings at GreenSpotBlog.com or below at his Twitter link.

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Promotional Tech Gifts Can Be Very Eco-Friendly

June 2nd, 2014 No comments

Are High Tech And Eco-Friendly Compatible When It Comes to Promotional Gifts?

Austin, Texas: Many people think that high tech promotional gifts and going green are mutually exclusive.

I am here to argue that they would be wrong.

The majority of companies with sustainability initiatives consider GOING GREEN to encompass waste reduction, as well as any product that can reduce one’s carbon footprint.

REDUCE is one of the Big 3R’s of Going Green: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle.

Many promotional tech gifts would certainly fit the bill.

For example, if you are currently printing flyers, brochures, catalog sheets, etc. — you can easily switch to a promotional USB flash drive to replace all this paper waste.

recycled-promotional-tech-itemsIf you give away a bamboo promotional flash drive or a recycled promotional flash drive–even better!

If you are currently giving away messenger bags and laptop cases and sleeves that are not made of recycled materials, then you are contributing to the proliferation of continued growth in the amount of trash that is dumped each year in our landfills.

Buying recycled promotional messenger bags, laptop cases and iPad sleeves sets a good example of your environmental stewardship.

Same holds true for recycled promotional stylus pens.

Think post-consumer recycled–not recyclable — for your promotional tech gifts and you will be leading the way to going green in an increasingly tech world.

Happy Promoting!

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Robert Piller, President of Eco Marketing Solutions, has over 33 years of experience in running and implementing promotional marketing campaigns and is a leader in the recycled promotional products industry, including offering one of the largest selections of organic promotional products,   imprinted bamboo promotional items, imprinted live tree seedlings and plant giftsseeded paper promotional items and  recycled imprinted pens and pencils in the country.

In addition to being a noted writer on issues of social and safety compliance, Robert Piller has recently completed his CAS degree and BASI degree — one of the highest honors in the promotional products industry for his years of continuous education and certification.

His company’s website, EcoMarketingSolutions.com, features over 250,000 eco-friendly promotional items in all price ranges, for any business or organization interested in going green and promoting environmental stewardship. The site’s handy search tool helps you easily find organic and recycled imprinted promotional items in your price range and time frame.

Eco Marketing Solutions has a strong Code of Conduct as they carefully vet and qualify all their suppliers.

You can also reach him by email (robert (at) ecomarketingsolutions.com) or comment on his blog postings at GreenSpotBlog.com or below at his Twitter link.

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Green Marketing 101: Ask for an Action Step

May 27th, 2014 No comments

What Steps Are You Asking Your Customers to Take When Doing Green Marketing?

green marketing should encourage taking one step instead of a whle list

Austin, Texas: When promoting your business or organization, are you asking your customers to take an action step or are you just doing random green marketing?

If you are simply handing out promotional products without an action step, then you are just contributing to the global waste stream.

Whether they are recycled promotional products or even organic promotional products, without encouraging an action step is a wasted opportunity to promote your green agenda.

All of your green marketing and outreach materials should be encouraging your customers to take ONE actionable step that can help reduce their carbon footprint.

Ask for just one green action step.

Offering too many choices will only confuse your customers or discourage them from moving forward now.

Don’t offer a To-Do list.

Just one action step at a time.

Try it on your next promotional product giveaway.

What one action step will you be telling your customers to take right away?

Happy Green Marketing!

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Robert Piller, President of Eco Marketing Solutions, has over 33 years of experience in running and implementing promotional marketing campaigns and is a leader in the recycled promotional products industry, including offering one of the largest selections of organic promotional products,   imprinted bamboo promotional items, imprinted live tree seedlings and plant giftsseeded paper promotional items and  recycled imprinted pens and pencils in the country.

In addition to being a noted writer on issues of social and safety compliance, Robert Piller has recently completed his CAS degree and BASI degree — one of the highest honors in the promotional products industry for his years of continuous education and certification.

His company’s website, EcoMarketingSolutions.com, features over 250,000 eco-friendly promotional items in all price ranges, for any business or organization interested in going green and promoting environmental stewardship. The site’s handy search tool helps you easily find organic and recycled imprinted promotional items in your price range and time frame.

Eco Marketing Solutions has a strong Code of Conduct as they carefully vet and qualify all their suppliers.

You can also reach him by email (robert (at) ecomarketingsolutions.com) or comment on his blog postings at GreenSpotBlog.com or below at his Twitter link.

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Green Marketing 101: Tell Your Origin Story?

May 12th, 2014 No comments

Are You Telling Your Story of Your Company’s Creation?

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Austin, Texas: Most green companies have an interesting story to tell.

They were created to solve an environmental  problem–such as to reduce waste, to cut carbon emissions, to encourage environmental education, to educate on the need for more recycling, etc.

But are you telling your story often enough?

Here is an excellent short article on the power of creating and promoting your organization’s origin story.

What sets your organization apart is the story of how you got started.

Tell us why you got started.

Describe conditions before you got started and afterwards.

Explain to us the need that you saw in the marketplace for a greener alternative

People buy from organization’s that have a unique story to tell.
What’s your original story?

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Robert Piller, President of Eco Marketing Solutions, has over 33 years of experience in running and implementing promotional marketing campaigns and is a leader in the recycled promotional products industry, including offering one of the largest selections of organic promotional products,   imprinted bamboo promotional items, imprinted live tree seedlings and plant giftsseeded paper promotional items and  recycled imprinted pens and pencils in the country.

In addition to being a noted writer on issues of social and safety compliance, Robert Piller has recently completed his CAS degree and BASI degree — one of the highest honors in the promotional products industry for his years of continuous education and certification.

His company’s website, EcoMarketingSolutions.com, features over 250,000 eco-friendly promotional items in all price ranges, for any business or organization interested in going green and promoting environmental stewardship. The site’s handy search tool helps you easily find organic and recycled imprinted promotional items in your price range and time frame.

Eco Marketing Solutions has a strong Code of Conduct as they carefully vet and qualify all their suppliers.

You can also reach him by email (robert (at) ecomarketingsolutions.com) or comment on his blog postings at GreenSpotBlog.com or below at his Twitter link.

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Post-Earth Day Marketing Allows You To Avoid Over-Saturation

April 29th, 2014 No comments

Post-Earth Day Marketing Can You You More Impact for Your Promotional Dollar

earth day marketing ideasAustin, Texas: I had a client call me last week to say that he is so happy that Earth Day has ended so he does not have to worry about his marketing plans until next year.

What a mistake!

I advise my clients to spend a large portion of their marketing budget centered around Earth Day and Spring events–but to hold back at least 30% for the rest of the year.

Environmental messages after Earth Day can cost you much less money –while also helping you to stay top of mind all year long.

Think of Earth Day marketing as your launching pad–but consider the rest of the year as your opportunity to keep your branding and messaging out in front of your clients and prospects.

The field is much less crowded after Earth Day–so your messaging can have more impact–like Christmas in July for retailers.

Be creative.

Tie in to local or newsworthy events.

Keep spreading your environmental message

Combating climate change should not be a one day event for your company.

People see right through it.

Earth Day marketing should be a year-round campaign for your organization.

What environmental message will you be promoting next month?  And the month after that?

Let’s help people to reduce their carbon footprint 12 months a year.

Earth Day Should Be Promoted Every Day!

Happy Marketing!

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Robert Piller, President of Eco Marketing Solutions, has over 33 years of experience in running and implementing promotional marketing campaigns and is a leader in the recycled promotional products industry, including offering one of the largest selections of organic promotional products,   imprinted bamboo promotional items, imprinted live tree seedlings and plant giftsseeded paper promotional items and  recycled imprinted pens and pencils in the country.

In addition to being a noted writer on issues of social and safety compliance, Robert Piller has recently completed his CAS degree and BASI degree — one of the highest honors in the promotional products industry for his years of continuous education and certification.

His company’s website, EcoMarketingSolutions.com, features over 250,000 eco-friendly promotional items in all price ranges, for any business or organization interested in going green and promoting environmental stewardship. The site’s handy search tool helps you easily find organic and recycled imprinted promotional items in your price range and time frame.

Eco Marketing Solutions has a strong Code of Conduct as they carefully vet and qualify all their suppliers.

You can also reach him by email (robert (at) ecomarketingsolutions.com) or comment on his blog postings at GreenSpotBlog.com or below at his Twitter link.

Facebook.com/ecomarketingsolutionsAsk us Your Green Marketing Questions Anytime at  Facebook.com/ecomarketingsolutions- and join the conversation.

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