No matter what kind of business you have, one of the most important factors that contribute to success and longevity is the relationships you have with your customers, clients, and colleagues. The way your brand is perceived will have a direct impact on your growth. Here are a few ways corporate gifts can benefit your business: \tThey help establish relationships with clients and colleagues \tThey show appreciation \tThey demonstrate a commitment to your partnership \tThey reinforce your brand (when logoed and personalized) \tThey can help show your brand personality Why choose eco-friendly corporate gifts? Every year, more and more people are waking up to the state of the environment and the important role we all play in protecting our future. From the cars we choose to drive to the clothes on our backs, every purchase we make is a chance to improve and show we care about our planet. With Christmas being an especially wasteful time of year, people are starting to rethink where they shop and what they buy. By sharing eco-friendly corporate gifts, you are showing that your business cares too and that you are taking steps to reduce waste. This positive action is good for your business and the environment! So what should you give? Lucky for you, there are more options than for eco-friendly corporate gift-giving. Botanical PaperWorks offer a variety of eco-friendly corporate gifts that are made from post-consumer materials embedded with seeds. The manufacturing process was designed to reduce the waste stream and give back to the planet. The paper is fully biodegradable and made to be planted in the soil so that it grows into plants rather than becoming waste in a landfill. Here a few seed paper products from Botanical PaperWorks that make great eco-friendly corporate gifts: Eco Tips Plantable Seed Calendar Calendars make great gifts for the holidays because a new year is just around the corner and it's something the recipients will see through the year which gives your brand ultimate exposure. Botanical PaperWorks Plantable Seed Paper Calendars also give them a chance to plant the pages throughout the year which makes the product more interactive. A symbol of growth and prosperity, clients, and colleagues get the chance to share an experience with the brand when they plant the branded paper. Watching it sprout and bloom creates a lasting symbol of growth and prosperity that will be remembered. Plantable Journals, Notebooks, & Notepads (LEFT TO RIGHT: Geometric Plantable Journal, 3D Chevron Plantable Notepad, Modern Leaves Plantable Pocket Notebook) Stationery for taking notes and dreaming up ideas for the year ahead is a great corporate gift any time of year but especially timely as the year comes to an end. People are looking to start the year fresh so it's nice to have a new tool to do that. With these eco-friendly corporate stationery options, your giving a useful eco-friendly gift that also gives a bonus gift of plantable paper that grows wildflowers, herbs, or vegetable. By featuring your branding on the cover, you'll get great exposure too. Grow Kits A symbol of growth and prosperity, clients, and colleagues will love this blooming grow kit gift that gives everything you need to grow wildflowers or herbs in a biodegradable rice pot. Since they are packaged in seed paper, the recipient will be able to plant the packaging itself in the pot so that no waste is left behind. They can start the planting indoors and when spring comes they can move it outside by planting the whole pot in soil. Watching it sprout and bloom be both fun and good for the Earth! Created with biodegradable materials, seed paper is embedded with NON-GMO seeds that grow wildflowers, herbs, or vegetables when planted in a pot or garden. Learn more about how you can incorporate this special eco-friendly paper into your next corporate branding by subscribing to our newsletter and download our full Seed Paper Promotions Catalog.