Promotional Merchandise 2024

07 ECO CREDENTIALS Promoting environmental and humanitarian change for the better, the Bilby and Sambourne Sports Bottles (page 152) and the Refresh Recycled Ball Pen (page 23) have much to offer. Branded the ‘promos that give back’, these items give a percentage of every bottle or pen sold goes straight to HUGS (reg. 1098176) to help in different ways. The Bilby and Sambourne Bottles help to provide safe water sources for thousands of impoverished children and their families at direct risk of waterborne illness in Uganda. For every bottle sold, a donation of 20p is given directly to fund the provision of sanitation, latrines and water catchment facilities so that children don’t have to walk long distances. The Refresh Pen directly supports the supply of essential stationary to schools in Uganda, with 5p from every pen sold donated, ensuring children have the tools they need for a better education and a brighter future. Gifts that Give Back Recycled Claimed Standard (RCS) The Recycled Claim Standard (RCS) is an international, voluntary standard that sets requirements for third-party certification of Recycled input and chain of custody. The goal of the RCS is to increase the use of Recycled materials and uses the chain of custody requirements of the Content Claim Standard (CCS). Look out for this icon throughout this catalogue: Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) was developed by leading standard setters to define worldwide recognised requirements for organic textiles. From the harvesting of the raw materials, environmentally and socially responsible manufacturing to labelling, textiles certified to GOTS provide a credible assurance to the consumer. Look out for this icon throughout this catalogue: