Why Buy Recycled Plastic Products For Your Business?

Why Buy Recycled Plastic Products For Your Business?

Many businesses these days are interested in sustainable procurement. Sustainable procurement is about taking environmental and social factors into account when making purchasing decisions. It involves thinking about what the products are made of, how they were made, where they come from and who has made them.

The aim of sustainable procurement is to lessen the negative environmental impact of the products we buy.

One way businesses can show their commitment to sustainable procurement is by buying goods made from plastic that has been recycled (when they need the goods anyway). You may be surprised at the range of recycled goods from plastic that are available on the market these days and the environmental and economic benefits they can bring.

Attitudes

With organisations under increasing pressure to affirm their commitment to the efficient use of natural resources and waste avoidance, attitudes to purchasing products made from recovered materials are changing.

A recent business survey by a product manufacturer into sustainable procurement revealed some interesting insights. Almost 90% of those surveyed were managing procurement to some level of sustainable policy or standard, and over 50% admitted recycled plastic played a key role.

Although over 80% considered the market for products from plastics that have been recycled a growth area, only 40% currently purchase products made from the material. Over 40% of those that haven’t purchased any recycled plastic products said that if they knew a little more about it, and could be persuaded the quality had improved, they would definitely consider …

Do Your Part For the Environment by Handing Out Recycled Promotional Items

Do Your Part For the Environment by Handing Out Recycled Promotional Items

Recycling is no new concept, but it is one of the best ways to begin working toward a better environment. Some advantages of recycling are a smaller demand for raw materials and reduction of processes used to obtain these materials which are detrimental to the environment and everyone’s health. Results of recycling are fewer emissions, harmful chemicals, and less land fill waste. It is very beneficial these days for businesses to show they care about our natural resources and respect the environment. Many businesses do this every day by not only maintaining recycling programs within the company, but also by buying recycled products. Recycled products can be used by businesses to promote a positive company image and reach out to their customers on a more personal level.

You may be asking what types of recycled products would be helpful to your company. You should have no problem finding items that relate to the product or services your company provides to customers. There are a variety of recycled products out there and most are low in cost. Promotional recycled products are growing in popularity among businesses today as a way of showing customers that they care and want to protect natural resources. Because they are promotional items, your information can be added for everyone to see at very little cost to you. Some of the products available include flying discs, flying rings, napkins, cups, bags, notepads, pens, plastic cards, tokens, and many more.

These custom recycled products are a wonderful tool …