{video} Heidi Reimer-Epp Shares 5 Thoughtful & Eco-friendly Holiday Promo Ideas

Winter is coming! You know what that means: gift-giving season. The inevitable rush to have holiday promotion ideas decided and ordered. Still undecided about what to give as a business promotion? Want something outside-of-the-box and multi-sensory? Have a client that needs something eco-friendly to meet the demand for sustainability? If you answered yes, then this round-up is for you!

Watch this video for ideas for promotions from our CEO & Co-Founder, Heidi Reimer-Epp, or read the text below


5 Sustainable Holiday Promotion Ideas

Here are some of Heidi’s favorite custom-branded giveaways for the holidays.

1. Activated Charcoal Handmade Soap

Brands with clever personalities will love this holiday promotion idea. Packaged in an add-on muslin bag stamped with Lump of Coal, these Activated Charcoal Handmade Soaps embrace a play on words. Gentle on the skin and sustainable, these bars are vegan, palm oil free, and have a luscious lather. The biodegradable wrapping contains waste paper materials and has room for your business logo.

2. Custom Photo Plantable Eco Calendar

Communicate your commitment to sustainability all year long! With 12 seed paper pages inside, this Custom Photo Plantable Eco Calendar gives the lucky recipient the opportunity to grow wildflowers monthly. Plus it’s easy to customize with full-color photos on every page, and your company’s logo and URL prominently displayed on each page.

3. Seed Paper Holiday Greeting Cards

The holidays are a time for sending holiday cards, so why not show off your sustainability values using plantable seed paper for your holiday card? Botanical PaperWorks has many different pre-designed holiday cards you can add your logo to, or you can do something completely custom. When it arrives in the mail, it stands out because of the unique texture of the paper.

4. Plantable Ornaments & Tag Shape Gift Card Holders

Go for a small, flat, and versatile holiday giveaway. Tuck these ornaments into invoices, tie them to a gift, or slip a gift card into the Tag Shape Seed Paper Gift Card Holder. It also gives a bonus gardening gift of wildflower seeds embedded in the tags. Available in a wide array of different pre-designs, or custom options, there are many ways to fit with your style and taste.

5. Handmade Soap Gift Boxes

Scratching your head for a gift that anyone can use? Here’s a giveaway that’s totally universal: custom-branded handmade soap. These soap gift boxes are especially luxurious, as they’re packed in a sleek kraft paper box designed with elegant leaves. The Library Box Branded Soap Gift Set comes with four different kinds of soap blends, and the Deluxe Branded Soap Gift Set comes with three full-size soap bar blends. Speak to your recipients’ senses with relaxing essential oils and rich, natural ingredients that lather up effortlessly. They’re also vegan, palm oil free, and have no synthetic fragrances.

Want to get started on your holiday promotions? We would love to work with you to create an eco-friendly product that will spread festive cheer and plants. Take a look at our Holiday Promotional Products Idea Book for TONS of fantastic seed paper promotion ideas, plus our NEW handmade holiday soaps.

Why Choose Botanical PaperWorks?

1. Reduce the carbon footprint of your promotion — With an annual Climate Smart certification, Botanical PaperWorks calculates its carbon emissions from energy, fuel, waste, and other sources each year and rolls out plans to reduce them each year.

2. Work with a diverse supplier — Botanical PaperWorks is a certified Women Owned Business Enterprise with WBE Canada.

3. Support the circular economy — Botanical PaperWorks participates in the circular economy and waste reduction by

  • Using recycled materials to create new seed paper and handmade paper products
  • Using seed paper off-cuts to create new products (such as box filler)
  • Recycling masks, batteries, printer cartridges, and electronic equipment
  • Reusing manufacturing supplies instead of replacing

4. Quick delivery, 100% North American products — Botanical PaperWorks manufactures, prints, and ships seed paper products in-house in Winnipeg, MB, Canada. No supply chain issues.

5. Award-winning and experienced team – With over 20 years of experience in seed papermaking, Botanical PaperWorks trusted for various products. This includes wedding invitations, wedding favors, event stationery, memorial pieces, and corporate promotional items. Our staff members have earned their Certified Advertising Specialist (CAS) and Master Advertising Specialist (MAS) certifications from Promotional Products Association International (PPAI.) Botanical PaperWorks has also won several awards for innovations in printing and the promotional product industry.

6. Remarkable customer service – Earning 4.9 stars on Google reviews, our customer service team is well-known for being helpful, kind, supportive, and knowledgeable.

7. Safe to plant and eco-approved seed paper – CFIA and the USDA have approved Botanical PaperWorks for planting in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and many other countries worldwide. We test each seed batch for purity to ensure that the seeds are free of noxious weeds and invasive species. We have tested our soils with ALS Environmental, one of the largest environmental laboratories in the world. They found that the soil with our printed seed paper easily met CCME (Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment) guidelines.

Now you’re ready for the holiday season. These memorable, multi-sensory, and most importantly, sustainable holiday gift and holiday promotion ideas will elevate your brand in an ethical way. Please check out our holiday gift guide, as it has this plus so much more information about how to place your order. We also have plenty of supply and are ready to take your order and have that shipped out in plenty of time for the holiday season.


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