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4 Eco-Friendly & Sustainable Alternative Materials To Save The Environment

With sustainability on the rise, transitioning to eco-friendly materials for your next promotional kit has never been easier. When considering product manufacturing, Score has a wide array of options to fulfill all of your eco-friendly needs. Aside from an environmental advantage, sustainable products offer longevity and durability to ensure your products last a lifetime. Utilizing eco-friendly and sustainable alternative materials such as FSC-certified paper is a crucial step towards safeguarding the environment and fostering a greener future.


Here are some of the alternative materials that you can use to save our environment:

1. Bamboo -

Bamboo is a fast-growing, self-regenerating crop, making it a suitable sustainable alternative for many promotional activation ideas. Bamboo grows rapidly and abundantly, requiring no harmful chemicals for growth.

Some examples of our bamboo products:

Did you know?

  • Bamboo produces 35% more oxygen than equivalent tree mass.

  • Bamboo can grow nearly 3 feet per day.

  • A hectare of bamboo can absorb as much as 12 tonnes of carbon dioxide per year.

2. Natural fibers

Natural fibers include linen, silk, wool, cashmere, hemp, and cotton. Natural fibers are much less toxic than synthetic fibers, requiring lower energy use and crude oil. Being generally more durable, this is a fantastic alternative to meet all of your apparel.

Some examples of our natural fiber products:

Did you know?

  • Cotton is biodegradable

  • Cotton can survive in an array of different climates, making it easy to cultivate.

3. Hemp -

Not only is hemp more resistant than cotton, but it is also one of the most environmentally friendly fabrics currently available across the globe. Hemp is mechanically processed and grows much like a weed, requiring minimal water. Hemp is known for its long-lasting durability, often the more you wear hemp, the softer it becomes!

An example of our hemp products:

Did you know?

  • Hemp enriches the soil in which it is grown

  • Hemp can eliminate toxins and radioactive material from the environment

  • One acre of hemp can produce as much paper a year as four acres of trees.

4. Glass -

From start to finish, the production process of glass uses less energy than other conventional building materials. As a fully recyclable product, this material stays at the top of our list of sustainable alternatives to all things drinkware.

Some examples of our glass products:

Did you know?

  • The energy saved from recycling one glass bottle can run a 100-watt light bulb for four hours.

  • It causes 20% less air pollution and 50% less water pollution than when a new bottle is made from raw materials.

By integrating eco-friendly and sustainable alternative materials into custom packaging, we can contribute to saving the environment and promoting a greener future. Feel free to contact us to learn more about our eco-friendly products.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

Q. What is eco-friendly material?

A. Eco-friendly products are “products that do not harm the environment whether in their production, use or disposal”. In other words, these products help preserve the environment by significantly reducing the pollution they could produce.

Q. What are examples of sustainable materials?

A. Rapidly renewable materials are agricultural products (fiber or animal) that are quickly grown or raised in 10 years or less and can be harvested in a sustainable fashion. Examples include bamboo, straw, cork, true linoleum products, wool, wheatboard, and strawboard.

Q. Is glass a sustainable material?

A. Glass is made from natural raw materials such as sand, soda ash, and limestone, combined at very high temperatures. This wonderful material is sustainable, endlessly recyclable, and provides great environmental benefits.


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