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Why Reusable Straws & Other Eco Items are the Promotional Products to Spearhead the Protection of Our Environment...

Reusable Straws

It's amazing how something seemingly insignificant as a plastic straw may be the catalyst for a major rehab for the way we handle our environmental issues. We are told that only 9% of the plastic we use every day gets recycled. For those mathematicians out there, that means that 81% of the plastic we use ends up in landfills or in our oceans, often killing or harming the sea life. Aside from making changes in your everyday life and switching to reusable products, you can also prompt others to do so by thinking green when choosing your promotional products. Conference Complete offers quality products geared towards helping our environment, and among those products are reusable straws. Available in a refreshing range of colours, this set is the perfect, sustainable alternative to single-use plastic straws. Stainless steel straws can make your drinks feel colder when you drink them and will stay with you as opposed to ending up in a landfill or ocean. Just use the included straw brush and water to clean them and then store them for next time.


Companies aren't just foregoing plastic straws. Grocery stores, such as Woolworths and others too, are putting plans into action to slowly eliminate the use of plastic bags in their stores. You can help get the momentum going with our custom shoppers. Our reusable bags come in a variety of styles and colours to match any brand and their large printing area will make your company name and logo stand out and create brand awareness. Check out some of our environmentally friendly, grocery-carrying options here.

Need more inspiration, then read 25 Reasons to Use Reusable Grocery Bags.

Eco Stationery Set

This unique and functional recyclable stationary set is the ideal promotional gift to show your support for a greener environment. It is packaged in an eco-friendly natural colour cylinder and includes, recycled pen barrel, recycled newspaper pencil, bamboo ruler, wooden sharpener and an eraser. This is a cost-effective gift which can be customised to suit your brand image, sending a positive message about your brand and company values too. Eco is the way to go, with many more options available.

Bamboo Fibre Items

Bamboo! It is an incredible alternative to plastic because it is both strong and durable and biodegradable too. It is the fastest growing plant on the earth and provides a safe and hygienic alternative to single use plastic. The Kooshty Natura Bamboo Fibre Lunch Box is an ideal alternative for the environmentally conscious consumer. There are pens, coffee mugs, USB’s, coasters, straws, chargers and so many more bamboo items, which can be branded with a logo, sending out an eco-conscious message to all.

Glass Drink-ware

Glass drink-ware takes looking after the earth to a new level, as there are stunning options to choose from. The Kooshty Kup is one of the most popular! With it’s non-spill silicone lid, its perfect for those using computers, as we all know a spill can lead to a disaster! They are perfect for both hot and cold drinks and the silicone lids and bands come in an array of eye-catching colours, perfect for every campaign.

Steel Drinkware

Why is steel better than plastic?

· It looks great and keeps your drinks colder/hotter for longer.

· Made of a high-quality food grade steel that lasts forever, cleans well, and is dishwasher friendly

· They have an electro polished interior which keeps the water tasting great, and stops the transference of odours

· Steel does not react with your drinks

· Steel is sustainable and is the most recycled material on earth

Seeded Paper Items

If you’re looking to send a message with a fun summer or eco-friendly vibe, seeded paper promotional products are perfect. Promotional products made from seed paper are a perfect solution for organizations and individuals wanting to promote themselves in a manner that is environmentally responsible. Made from 100% recycled paper, water-based inks and organic pigments, the paper can be planted and will grow flowers, herbs or vegetables, whichever you prefer. Choose between Mixed flowers (Alyssum and Poppy) or Indigenous flowers (Buck Bay Vygie and African Daisy), from Herbs (Basil and Wild Rocket) to Veggies (Carrots and Tomatoes), we have it all. From business cards to invitations, postcards to internal communication cards, from packaging to bookmarks, hang tags, coasters and shapes, from seed growing kits to calendars, this to name but a few—people take note when they receive an item made of seeded paper. They are unique and affordable and will not be easily forgotten.

Wheat Straw

Wheat Straw is the stalk left over after wheat grains are harvested. Traditionally it has been treated as waste, but now it can be used in combination with traditional plastic. This reduces the quantity of plastic needed to produce an item and accelerates its biodegradability once it is eventually disposed of. These products are durable and re-usable, offering an alternative to single use plastic. This compact & convenient cutlery set is the perfect gift for employees & clients making use of canteens, going on picnics or just wanting to make a difference. There are many other wheat straw items available too.

Cork Items

Cork is a material that is stripped from the bark of a cork oak tree. It is considered eco-friendly because the cork tree is not cut down to obtain the cork, and the tree will regenerate the cork harvested from it. Cork is a natural product which has been used as a substitute for parts of these products which would usually be made from synthetic materials. From affordable mouse pads, to pens, to notebooks and even drink-ware, these attractive gifts are perfect for the corporates looking for sustainable and natural options. Did you know that while the cork is growing it is capturing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and that cork trees can live for up to 300 years, one tree can supply cork for many generations?

“The best way to save the world is to see every plant and every animal you see as the last plant and the last animal in the world!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

Finally, we bring you an all new eco-conscious range - Okiyo

Why Okiyo?

The chance to choose, naturally. Okiyo brings you a range of products made entirely or partially from materials that are reusable, recycled, recyclable or harvested from sustainable natural resources. The elements used to make these environmentally conscious items include cork, bamboo, wheat straw, paper, jute and cotton. By bringing these products together under one collection with a clear identity, we hope to reduce the impact we have on the world we all live in.

Come on savy people, save our planet!

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