When it comes to a message as important as saving our world’s natural resources, the NRDC, or Natural Resources Defense Council, trusts buttons to get the job done. The global organization knows that the people creating a dialogue about our planet’s assets, are also using and wearing buttons to further spread the message. By using pins as inexpensive promotional items, the NRDC is able to quickly and easily draw awareness to their cause.
1. Buttons In the Office
The journey to protecting our Earth’s air, water, and wild often begins in the office of the Natural Resources Defense Council. The Midwest office, that shares the city with Busy Beaver, makes a statement to any visitor in their office.
Also, as a parting gift for the collaborators that meet with the organization, the midwest office features a Button-O-Matic vending machine that dispenses unique, one-inch pinbacks that feature the NRDC logo.
As Elizabeth Corr, Manager of the Arts Partnership & Events, puts it, “the NRDC logo buttons are often used as tokens [so] our supporters can wear to show to NRDC pride and their support for climate action.”
2. Buttons at Events
2018 will mark the third year that the NRDC will be tabling and educating folks at Planet Roo, Bonnaroo’s “haven for sustainability and global consciousness.”
Attendees are given the opportunity at the festival to meet the movers and shakers of the NRDC to learn more about our Earth’s issues in person, to have the chance to voice their opinion to the administration right then and there with handwritten postcards, and to take part in social media campaigns.
At last year’s Bonnaroo, the NRDC’s focused message was to help urge participants that “Climate Change is not a Hoax.” Free buttons with the same call-to-action were given to guests who stopped by the table.
3. Buttons as Donation Incentives
The NRDC is a proactive member in multiple communties all across the globe—including the music scene. Every April, the not-for-profit teams up with Chicago’s Land & Sea Dept. to throw a fundraising concert at The Garfield Park Conservatory in honor of Earth Day.
The ticket sales are donations and are sold in a range from general to VIP. With the higher priced donation ticket, comes perks in the form of cocktail tickets (prepared by LSD Beverage Director Paul McGee) and button packs exclusively designed for the event. Profits from the ticket sales are then split between the NRDC and the Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance.
From the water we drink, to the air we breathe, the National Resource Defense Council works to protect these resources everyday. With a little help from custom buttons, the organization’s message can be spread far and wide to raise awareness faster than ever before.
By attending these events or making a monthly contribution, your aid will go towards research for efficient energy tactics, protecting our wildlife, as well as assisting in the cost of litigation against threats to our country’s core environmental laws.
The NRDC and Busy Beaver make a perfect pair! Unlike many of the button companies out there, we manufacture our pins with the environment in mind.
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