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reusable straw

Sip on This: The Reusable Straw Movement!

The Problem with Plastic Did you know that Americans use over 500 million plastic straws every day?  Or that because they are so lightweight they often blow into waterways and end up harming wildlife in our oceans?  Plastics can't be recycled and don't decompose, leading to long-term pollution on our land and in our oceans [...]
Fundraising

What’s Trending in Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

The Peer-to-Peer (P2P) conference is the largest annual gathering of fundraising professionals, bringing together 500 attendees representing over 230 organizations and 60+ expert speakers from around the world.  This year’s conference took place in New Orleans and generated more buzz and excitement than any previous show. The impressive lineup of speakers and panels was so [...]
HHP promos

Promotions with a Purpose: HHP

It’s true.  Your Gen Z and Millennial customers are tired of throwaway swag and impractical gadgets.  They want cool, useful products that tell a story, improve the world, and stand apart from the crowd.  Social impact items enhance brand awareness, boost employee engagement and help make a positive impact on society. Here at HHP we’ve [...]
Awareness Campaign

Awareness Campaigns Worth Promoting

One of the most rewarding aspects of working in the promotional products industry is helping organizations spread the word about worthy causes.  And there is no shortage of causes for your organization to show support for.  Throughout the year key months are designated to help organizations educate and raise awareness about important issues.  These issues [...]
conservation

3 Conservation Trends Your Brand Should Know

Recycling and conservation have long been buzzwords, but it feels like increasingly our society is focusing on taking action rather than just talking. We're seeing an increase in conservation efforts both from consumers and companies alike.  So why does this movement matter?  As it continues to gain momentum people are going to change the way [...]
promotions with a purpose

Promotions with a Purpose

It isn’t very often that we have an opportunity to make the world a better place with our purchasing decisions, but we have found 4 product lines that are enabling us to do just that.  In the spirit of our Boundless Core Value “Do the Right Thing” we are highlighting companies and products with purpose [...]
Working Together

Promotions with a Purpose: Treecycler

It isn’t very often that we have an opportunity to make the world a better place with our purchasing decisions, but we have found 3 companies that are enabling us to do just that.  In the spirit of our Boundless Core Value “Do the Right Thing” we are highlighting companies and products that give back [...]
Bag Monster

Promotions with a Purpose: ChicoBag

It isn’t very often that we have an opportunity to make the world a better place with our purchasing decisions, but we have found 3 companies that are enabling us to do just that.  In the spirit of our Boundless Core Value “Do the Right Thing” we are highlighting companies and products that give back [...]
Love Bracelets

Promotions with a Purpose: Ubuntu

It isn’t very often that we have an opportunity to make the world a better place with our purchasing decisions, but we have found 3 companies that are enabling us to do just that.  In the spirit of our Boundless Core Value “Do the Right Thing” we are highlighting companies and products that give back [...]