?People are nervous right now about a few major things. One is the economic situation. It is hard planning for the future when you don't know what is going to happen with your job, or the company that you work for. Another high profile item in peoples minds is the environment. People are worried about the future of the planet. This is why green promotional products are so nice. They are not harmful to the planet. People do get a big kick out of getting promotional items that are earth friendly. They are usually pretty nice items and are sometimes useful tools. If you give someone something nice, that they can use in daily life, and it shows off your logo, that is a good deal all around. Now, many companies think about earth friendly items and they think about their bags, after all paper bags use trees and take away from the environment and plastic bags, can be recycled a few times, but they are not biodegradable so eventually they will go to the land fills where they will live forever. This is why most companies are now offering incredible canvas and cloth handle bags for consumers to take their goodies home in. Offering an item that can be washed and used to carry home purchases for year to come, while advertising for their business is a smart, earth friendly idea. You can even use the concept of earth friendly products as a promotion in itself. If you are using the items to promote your company you can get some mileage from the fact that you are doing a good thing. So, you are advertising your business on the item with your name and logo and you are also advertising the fact that you are becoming a more responsible company as well. That is a good idea for business. Since it is becoming increasingly trendy to be more environmentally conscious, there are more items becoming available all the time. Check out the green section of your promo product company. They probably have more products than you even realized existed. It is a good idea for business because people will notice and be impressed when you use your logo on these awesome products. There are bunches of fabulous Eco-friendly promotional items that can be used to bring more green into your business. You can get lovely custom shirts made from recycled plastic.