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Elephant Poo Paper In Hot Demand

Friday, March 26, 2010 17:20 GMT

TREVOSE, Pa. (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – Companies looking to drop their name around consumers can do so effectively with elephant droppings.

The Advertising Specialty Institute, which helps companies market themselves through promotional products, has released a list of the top 10 eco-friendly giveaways businesses can hand out just in time for Earth Day (Apr. 22).

That includes an elephant poo notebook made from recycled dung – a great promo product for colleges.

Other green goodies for marketers include...

  • Bamboo dinnerware, the perfect branding freebie for office picnics, fairs, and outdoor concert venues. Bamboo is one of the fastest-growing plants on the planet, sprouting up to four feet a day.

  • Seed paper postcards, ideal for mailings and print promotions.

  • Shower timers, which can be used by companies to promote water conservation.

  • A jar opener made from recycled tires, which can be branded and given to customers by auto dealerships and mechanics.

  • Compostable pens, biodegradable pens that can be used by hotels, banks, and shops.