Finish Line Friday – Happy Birthday Earth Day!

Finish Line Friday – Happy Birthday Earth Day!

One of the benefits of being older than Earth Day is getting to see it grow along with people’s awareness of environmental issues. Simultaneously, I’ve gotten to see great improvements in the “green” products available, specifically in the pen and paper department. I used to work for a big box office supply retailer, and I remember when we first got cases of recycled copy paper: it looked like someone had cut up a pair of flannel pajamas.

Spirit of Wonder Wednesday – Every Day is Earth Day with Pentel

April 22nd has been celebrated as Earth Day since 1970 making this the 41st annual Earth Day! Celebrations center around keeping the Earth a clean and healthy place. Pentel has been committed to helping the environment since the early 1970s. Our line of Recycology writing instruments make it easy for everyone to ‘go green’! Our Recycology products are made from a minimum of 50% recycled plastic and most of them are refillable which keeps them out of our landfills! Below are some reviews on our Recycology products posted on various blogs

Finish Line Friday – Review of the Pentel Pocket Brush Pen

Finish Line Friday – Review of the Pentel Pocket Brush Pen

When Pentel asked me if I wanted to review the Pocket Brush Pen, I couldn’t say yes fast enough. I’ve seen a lot of tweets and reviews about this pen, and always wanted to try it, but I just never got around to picking one up, mostly because it’s an artist’s pen and drawing isn’t my forte, despite being a master doodler. So I was pretty excited when it showed up in my mail box. I’ll admit I was actually shocked when...

Finish Line Friday – Eco-friendly Tips Part 2

Finish Line Friday – Eco-friendly Tips Part 2

In our last post we talked about ways to recycle. In this post I’d like to give you tips on sustainability or reusing items to create less waste in our earth. 1.Look for items that are made from recycled material. Pentel’s RecycologyTM products have a minimum of 50% and up to 100% recycled materials by weight. 2.Look for items that are refillable or reusable. This can include reusing grocery bags or using refillable pens, markers, and highlighters from Pentel’s Recycology line. Keep the plastic barrel and replace the cartridge!

Spirit of Wonder Wednesday – Eco-Friendly Tips Part 1

Spirit of Wonder Wednesday – Eco-Friendly Tips Part 1

April 22 is Earth Day so I thought I’d lead up to that day with some recycle tips. This is Part 1 of a 2-Part post on being eco-friendly. The whole family can be involved in recycling. Think of how much we can keep out of our landfills if we all do a little bit. Here are the first five tips for recycling: 1. Sort items on a daily basis. Get the whole family involved! Keep a separate trashcan in your kitchen or other handy place for recyclable items. 2. Recycle junk mail or reuse it as scratch paper. Did you know that you can take your name off mailing lists? If you don’t like the waste that these advertisements create go to...

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