Going Green vs. Greenwashing | Sustainable Practices in Events

going green vs greenwashing

Trims Talks Eco-Friendly Promotional Products

I was trying to place this feeling. Suddenly the phrase “going green” irked me, and I was struggling to understand why. After all, I’m an enthusiastic member of a team that not only supports the green movement, but is seeking to promote positive change in this very area within our industry—searching for virtual gifting options to help our clients reduce their carbon footprints. And I’m totally on board.

The Energy-Harnessing Soccer Ball | Socially Conscious Gift Idea From Trims

A Socially Conscious Gift Idea — SOCCKET Did you know that over 1.3 billion people worldwide are living without reliable access to electricity? This is according to Uncharted Play, the creators of SOCCKET, a soccer ball that harnesses energy from your kickin’ feet. Thank you, bipedalism! The ball employs a “pendulum-like mechanism” that gathers kinetic […]

5 New Add-ons for Your iPad | Cutting-Edge Corporate Gifts From Trims

Tech-inspired corporate gift ideas from Trims Unlimited Looking for the perfect wares for your beloved iPad? We’ve found some tablet accessories that had their start with crowdfunding on Kickstarter. The people have spoken! For the lounger: The Monkey Kit Octa’s Monkey Kit employs its Money Tail to prop up your iPad in almost any way you […]

A Gift For the Road Less Traveled

I’m Katie Klein, a new contributor to the Trims blog aka Gift Rap. My goal, with the help of my collaborators and colleagues at Trims, is to keep readers informed and up-to-date on the latest and greatest, products, trends and thought provoking topics of the day as they relate to B2B field marketers and event […]

Ban On Single-Use Plastic Bags Creates Promotional Opportunity

The NY Times reports that the California State Assembly passed legislation last week that would prohibit pharmacies, groceries and liquor and convenience stores from giving out plastic bags. Additionally stores would be required to sell recycled paper bags for at least 5 cents each. The bill is now before the State Senate. Some 19 billion bags a year […]