Why are the bees dying?
In 2006, Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) wiped out one-third of all honeybees in the U.S.
Colony Collapes occurs when honey bees collect and bring home toxic pollen from pesticide-covered crops.
Of the 250 bumblebee species found throughout the world, about one-quarter are thought to be facing the risk of extinction.
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Why you should care
The amount of food affected by bees is incredible. Bees are responsible for pollinating about 84% of everything you eat, which results in an estimated $30 billion in annual crop revenue!
How you can help
1.Consider offering a "Save The Bees" promotion to help educate and appeal to your eco-concious customers.
2.Discourage the use of pesticides by only supporting organic products!
3.Grow a garden to keep honey bees in your local neighborhood. Planting fruits, veggies, and wildflowers is best!
4.Consider maintaining your own little beehive.One hive only requires one hour of work each week and yields 20-50 lbs of honey.
Promotional Products That Save The Bees
Garden Grow Stake
Use this promo as a garden grow stake or a hand fan or both! Customers can use this item as a fan during summer-time outdoor events like music festivals, sporting events, campaigns, educational events, or community awareness events and then take it home to plant. The stock design Save The Bees Garden Grow Stake will brighten up the garden and better yet, will attract honey bees!
The fully plantable seed paper stake will grow into a variety of vibrant wildflowers specifically chosen to attract bees. Fully customize the art work or use this trendy stock design on the 3x4" 100% recycled cardstock header and put your logo on the other side with planting instructions.
Part of the guerilla gardening movement, seed bombs are a millenial favorite.
The idea behind seed bombs is that you "Throw & Grow" wherever they land, your bloomin ballistics will turn into wildflowers after the first rain. No planting necessary! Toss them into vacant lots, on the sides of highways, or even your back yard and watch as honeybees begin to return to your local community. Our seed bombs are made from plant-based dies, 100% post-industrial recycled paper, hand-made in our solar-powered, Boulder-based facity in Colorado, and packaged in plant-based, compostable cello bags.
Save The Bees Seed Packet
Our Save The Bees Seed Packet contains a wildflower seed mix specifically designed to attract bees.This is the perfect handout for tradeshows, mailings, and green events. Each packet features a plant-based, compostable cello, full color 3x4" 100% recycled cardstock header, and a handful of native, annual and perennial wildflower seeds. Plant seeds and save bees!