Creating Sustainable Swag and Merch

Creating Sustainable Swag and Merch
A short course outlining how stations can reduce the climate impact of their swag and merch

Course Outline


  1. Introduction


  1. Do you need it?
  2. Inventory Management
  3. Creative Alternatives
  4. The Supply Chain


  1. Older Merch
  2. Reusable Products?


  1. What are the composite materials?


  1. Being able to refuse


  1. Ethical Swag
  2. Aligned with 1.5 degree commitments?
  3. Case Study: Vista Print


  1. The Value of Asking Questions

About the Course

The majority of stations create branded t-shirts, or hand out giveaways at their fundraising events. But how can stations source material that has a lower impact on the climate? This short training outlines some key solutions for stations to consider. 

About the Instructors

Luke Smith

Luke Smith, Director of Learning and Development (NCRA/ANREC)