According to an EPA report, a staggering 1.6 BILLION disposable pens are thrown away in the US each year. Despite the fact that the EPA issued this report over 20 years ago, there are still very few options available for consumers to recycle disposable pens, and some of those options were so overwhelmed that they had to stop accepting pens. The simple fact is that, while the plastic that these pens are made of is recyclable, consumers have to remove all metal and ink prior to adding to a recycling bin, and most people don’t have the time to do that. The best option for reducing this waste is to purchase pens that are made from recycled or sustainable materials.
RECYCLED PAPER AND PLASTIC PENS
Unless you purchase refillable pens, you are likely using disposable plastic pens. Everyone seems to have dozens in junk drawers, glove boxes, buried in couch cushions, and at work. They are handed out at banks and used as promotional products. They are everywhere. And they are a big part of our problem of plastics in landfills. This is why we sell pens made from recycled plastic and paper, or using sustainable products like bamboo.
Our recycled pens keep plastic and paper out of landfills, and give post-consumer waste a second lease on life. They are biodegradable and made from recycled plastics, reclaimed wood pulps, and paper and give your business or organization an eco-friendly option for promotional materials.
Our sustainable pens have a body made from bamboo, and the plastic is recycled. Technically a grass, bamboo is one of the fastest growing plants in the world, making it a very sustainable alternative to wood, yet it can do almost anything wood can do. Both of these customizable pens keep plastic and paper out of landfills and can meet your promotional needs without compromising your commitment to the planet.