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Top 10 Eco-friendly Back to School and Orientation Gifts

Gear up for your back-to-school activities. Whether your college or university is hosting an orientation, career fair, or workshop, choosing sustainable promotional products can contribute toward: 

  • your school’s support for ethical production and consumption. 
  • achieving sustainability goals like waste reduction targets. 
  • offering a warm welcome to students, staff and faculty. 
  • And other initiatives that promote a greener, more sustainable campus culture. 

View below our top 10 promotional products designed to enhance your back-to-school initiatives with sustainable and practical solutions: 


Top 10 Eco-friendly Orientation Giveaways 

1. USA made pennant flags - Boost school pride while supporting local production. These are amazing keepsakes for dorm decor and alumni gifts. 

2. Recycled pouches - Keep your belongings organized with sustainable style. Portable pouches made from recycled water bottles are perfect for holding tech accessories, cosmetics, and writing utensils on the go. 

3. Planter kits - Mini campfire mug planter kits get a green thumbs up for being budget-friendly appreciation gifts for students and staff. A tree is donated through One Tree Planted for every planter sold. 

4. Cork pens - Crafted with eco-friendly cork and recycled wheat husk, these conscious pens offer sleek writing experiences.  

5. Sticker decals - Add a personal touch to your belongings, such as laptops, water bottles, and notebooks, with USA-made full-color stickers.  

6. 100% Cotton T-shirtsOffer casual, comfortable, and responsibly-sourced tees to promote more sustainable wardrobes and beat fast fashion. 

7. Recycled Rubik’s Cube - A classic puzzle with an eco-friendly twist. Rubik’s cubes made from recycled content are fun giveaways that also support mental health initiatives on campus. 

8. Recycled lanyards - Keeping your keys and IDs close is a must. Customize 100% recycled PET lanyards with school colors and mascots. Great addition to your swag bags. 

9. Wheat straw bento boxes - Have any goals to reduce plastic waste on campus? Target dining halls and inspire plastic-free meals with reusable food storage containers made from sustainable BPA-free materials. 

10. Laundry bags - Made from recycled and durable materials, reusable oversized laundry bags are practical and lasting gifts to welcome students back to their resident halls. 


Ready to host your green orientation? Call Eco Promotional Products, Inc. (EPP) at 877-ECO-WINS (877-326-9467). Start promoting with purpose today.