Fast T-Shirt Folding Demonstration

by jchamlin 5. February 2014 13:27

If you ever wnated to learn how to fold a shirt fast and have a very neat appearance, this is the trick!  Although not in english, it is very simple and easy to understand the demonstration.  Take 2 minutes, grab a t-shirt.  Watch this video a couple of times, and give it a try.  You will be folding like a pro in under 5 minutes.



Zino for Bottles - A Fun Way to Keep your Beverage Cool

by Derek VanDyke 3. December 2013 13:18

Every so often our team comes across a product that is worthy of sharing with the masses. The Zino for Bottles is a fun promotional product worthy of consideration for your next event giveaway or fundraising program. This product is a custom knitted bottle protector manufactured in the USA. Its design allows it to be used on a variety of bottles.  And of course you can purchase your customized Zino for Bottles at Green Benefits.


Check out the video below and enjoy the Zino.


Fund Raising | General | Green Education

Great Fundraising Ideas - Part Two

by Derek VanDyke 27. July 2013 15:09

Custom water bottles make a great tool for your group to raise money. A water bottle fundraiser is easy to organize and good for the environment! The teams at Back2Tap and Green Benefits specialize in water bottle fundraising and offer several great options for your group.

Benefits of a Water Bottle Fundraiser

Good for the Environment - What message does your current fundraisng program promote within your community. The use of disposable plastic bottles is simply the wrong way to drink water. Not only is it more expensive 


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How to Order Promotional Water Bottles

by Derek VanDyke 12. July 2013 09:42

Promotional water bottles are a great way to showcase your brand or image. Since 2007, Green Benefits  has been a leader in supplying promotional water bottles to schools, teams, companies, nonprofits and more. Whether you are hosting an event or looking for a great promotional give-way, custom water bottles make a lasting statement that will promote your brand or event for years to come.

When choosing your promotional water bottles it is important to consider your goals and objectives to maximize your return on investment. If chosen carefully, your choice of promotional water bottles will effectively showcase your brand or image for several years. 

Tips for Ordering your Promotional Water Bottles

Price vs. Value - When ordering promotional products it is important to consider the overall value of your purchase. Often our clients are looking for the lowest cost custom water bottles to maximize their purchasing power. Before you make your purchase carefully consider your goals. Sometimes spending a little bit more will greatly increase the overall value of your campaign. For example, a higher quality and/or unique water bottle will be used for years as a personal hydration tool which results in more brand exposure to the end user and everyone around them. 

Graphic Design & Imprint Area - Great design will make your promotional water bottles standout! Consider multiple imprint colors or full wrap imprint options for your promotional water bottles. Many custom water bottles do not offer the ability for a full wrap design option. Start with your design and messaging then choose a bottle which will best promote your brand. The team at Green Benefits specializes in providing multiple bottle options to help you achieve your budget and promotional goals.

Bottle Material & Functionality - The good news is that you have more choices in custom water bottles than ever before. The bad news is that it is often difficult to determine what bottle is best for your campaign. Many groups prefer the feel and quality of stainless steel water bottles, while other like the lightweight and unique design features found in high quality BPA Free plastic water bottles. Both options offer great choices for your promotional water bottle needs. You should also consider name brand bottles like Nalgene and Camelbak which can often add value to your water bottle purchase. 

Made in the USA - Today there are many great bottles made in the USA. Your selection will be limited to mostly BPA Free Plastic bottle. The modern plastic bottle is now considered safe and is back in favor with consumers.

Consider Promotional Water Bottles for Your Next Campaign!

A high quality custom water bottle can benefit your promotional campaign. Besides being a sustainable promotional give-away, promotional water bottles offer the ability to showcase your brand daily in multiple locations. A well designed and functional water bottle will promote your brand to a wide audience providing an outstanding return on investment. The team at Green Benefits and our friends at Back2Tap offer a wide range of custom promotional water bottles and have the experience to help you choose the best product for your campaign or function.

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Great Fundraising Ideas - Part One

by Derek VanDyke 8. July 2013 09:38

The school year is quickly approaching and groups across the country are preparing for their Fall Fundraising Programs. The team at Green Benefits is constantly on the look out for new and sustainable fundraising programs that work. Each week our team will highlight a great fundraising program that will sure to be a hit with your school or group.

Tree Smart Pencil Fundraiser

A few weeks ago we wrote about the Tree Smart brand. This is a great Oregon company that produces pencils and other school supplies from domestic recycled products. We are excited to announce that Green Benefits will be a distributor for the Tree Smart Pencil Fundraising program. This is truly a unique fundraising program that not only will raise money for your school or group, but actively engage your members in the process of recycling.

Here is how it works:

1. Your group will collect enough newspapers to fill one large flat rate priority mail box.

2. Fill the box with clean flat newspapers.

3. Large priority mail flat rate boxes are free online or at the post office. We will email you the pre-paid shipping lable after your order is received. Just print the label and place on top of the box.

4. Your collected newspapers will go to Tree Smarts Oregon facility and turned into recycled newspapers.

5. Each Tree Smart newspaper pencil is printed with your school or organization's logo and text.

6. Your Tree Smart Newspaper pencils are packaged in a 4 pack pencil set with a custom label. Your school or organization's name is printed on the insert label.

7. Each packet of pencils are sold with your school earning funds for each packet sold.

Potential Profit:

In the end your school determines the final sale price. The suggest retail price per 4 pack of custom recycled newsprint pencils is between $2.25 and $3.00 per packet with your cost being $1.25 per package.

Depending the size of your group, your profit could be in the hundreds or thousands of dollars. The Tree Smart Pencil fundraising is perfect for the club looking to raise awareness while raising funds for their group or even an all school fundraiser. Contact our team to learn more about the Tree Smart Pencil fundraising program and we will be more than happy to send you samples of this great product.

Next week we will highlight water bottle fundraising programs brought to you by our friends at Back2Tap.


Fund Raising | Green Education | Sustainability

Reusable Grocery Bags Made in the USA

by Derek VanDyke 30. June 2013 16:40

Everyone is aware of the benefits of using reusable grocery bags! The worldwide consumption of disposable plastic is increasing at an alarming rate and the impact of this habit will impact the overall health of our planet for generations. The next step in the reusable bag movement is to consider high quality bags made in the USA. There are many great options available. Do your part and join the reusable bag movement today, but consider bags made in the USA.

The team at Green Benefits offers a great selection of reusable bags and we offer many options manufactured in the USA. Reusable bags produced domestically make a great promotional give-away and show your commitment to sustainability.

Check out four of our most popular bags made in the USA!


  Made in the USA 100% Organic Milieu Tote (812)

Constructed in America using 9.2 oz certified organic cotton canvas and includes 18" durable self material handles. This organic bag includes a large 12" x 10" imprint with the option of including a full bleed imprint. You will love the quality of this organic tote bag.

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  Made in the USA Bio Jute Tote (870)

Bio Jute is an all natural material produced in the USA. This durable product will biodegrade in 48 days and has been used for centuries for its durable finish. The Bio Jute Tote comes in 7 great colors and includes a large 12" x 8" custom imprint area.

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  Made in the USA Recycled PET Vibrant Tote (1166)

You will love this full color recycled tote. The Vibrant Tote is manufactured in the USA from 51% recycled polyester. This material is soft and durable and will hold your full color image for years. This tote includes long 21" handles and allows you to imprint from the entire surface of the bag.

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  Made the USA Billboard Utility Tote (E1302)

This is truly an amazing tote. Constructed from 100% recycled banners and billboards and 100% recycled PETE webbing. You will not find a more sustainable tote in the marketplace.  Even better, we allow you to send in your used billboard material to upcycle the content for a fully custom tote that you will be proud to give-away.

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Learn more about our great selection of reusable bags. At Green Benefits we take great pride in offering the most innovative products and affordable prices. Contact us today for a free quote or request a sample.  Working together we can make a difference!

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Nalgene OTG - On the Go Water Bottle

by Derek VanDyke 11. June 2013 23:19


The Nalgene OTG is a great bottle for those on the go! Made from BPA Free plastic and manufactured in the USA. Nalgene is one of the most trusted brands in personal hydration and now your group can cutotmize the Nalgene OTG bottle with your logo and message. Perfect for the gym, office or the commute. Convenient size fits in most cup holders, bike racks and exercise machines. Best of all this bottle includes an easy to use flip top lid that is 100% leak proof and easy to use with one hand.

"I have had this bottle for nearly three years and its still going strong. I highly recommend this bottle to anyone looking for a durable and easy to use bottle. It has survived countless road trips and outdoor adventures." John - Seattle, Washington

Features of the Nalgene OTG

  • Holds 24 ounces
  • Weighs 121 grams
  • Allows for easy one handed operation
  • Open and closes with easy flip top lid
  • Made from Eastman Tritan BPA plastic
  • This bottle has a recycling code #7, which means it does not contain BPA


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