Sustainable Badge Vendors

Planning sustainability-friendly events can require a lot of careful research and planning. Name badges are essential to any conference, but participants often discard them after the event. Keeping vendors who prioritize eco-friendly options in mind when ordering badges is a great way to practice sustainability. Here is a list of vendors offering sustainable badging options for your next event.


Sustainable badge vendor options

Note: this list is non-exhaustive and may be updated to include additional vendors. Please refer to the vendor websites for the most up-to-date information in regard to their locations, products, and sustainable practices.

Company Locations Products Sustainable practices
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  • Laminate badges
  • Lanyards
  • Tickets
  • Glider badge holder
  • "Infinity" solid laminate badges
  • Recycling of used badges
  • Provides postage-paid return labels
  • Bulk recycling of used products
  • Recycler for "Glider" badge in Trenton, NJ


  • Custom badges
  • Multiple size and card stock options 
  • Badge holders
  • Lanyards (cloth, cord, double clip, breakaway)
  • Online design tools or hired design services
  • Security: holograms, barcodes, gloss marks
  • 100% renewable energy (wind)
  • 100% carbon-neutral domestic shipping
  • FSC certified products 
  • 80% recycled paper used 
  • Earth-friendly printing 
  • Wastepaper recycling
  • 0.5% of revenue donated to carbon removal


  • Badge holders
  • Lanyards
  • Custom designs and images
  • RFID badges
  • One-use authorization cards or reusable
  • Can reprogram badges & adjust stored info


  • Badge holders
  • Lanyards 
  • Ribbons 
  • Promotional items 
  • Custom designs and images 
  • Eco-friendly badge holders
  • Biodegradable lanyards
  • Option to reuse or recycle


  • Name badges 
  • Badge holders
  • Lanyards 
  • Ribbons 
  • On-site services
  • Tag back return badge recycling program
  • Branded badge collection boxes
  • Largely North American supply chain
  • Recycled & bio-degradable badge holders
  • EcoStar partnership for re-claimed plastic 
  • Sustainable packaging (boxes, paperfill, tape) 
  • Eco-friendly office 
  • Mention IEEE in your order for 10% off

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If you have questions about sustainable badge options, please contact the CEE team.