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Tyvek vs Go Green Wristbands – Which Option is Right for Your Event?

Tyvek vs Go Green Wristbands – Which Option is Right for Your Event?

If you’re searching for the perfect wristbands to elevate your upcoming event, you’ve landed on the right page.

Especially if you are looking to plan a sustainable Australian event. Today, we’re diving into wristbands, comparing two crowd favourites – Tyvek wristbands and Go Green wristbands, both proudly brought to you by The Wristband Co. Let’s unravel the features, benefits, and uncover the perfect fit for your event.

1. Introduction to Tyvek Custom Wristbands

Let’s start with Tyvek wristbands – often the classic go-to option for event wristbands. Tyvek wristbands boast a tear-resistant material that can withstand the most enthusiastic dance moves or festival frenzy. The customisation options are as vast as the Australian outback, allowing you to imprint your brand or event details in vivid colours and eye-catching designs. Tyvek wristbands are durable and versatile, making them the go-to choice for events ranging from music festivals to one-day conferences.

The Wristband Co. - Black Custom Printed 25mm Tyvek Wristbands

2. Introduction to Go Green Wristbands

Now, let’s talk about the eco-warriors of the wristband world – Go Green wristbands. If sustainability is at the core of your event or business ethos, you should look for eco-friendly wristbands. Go Green wristbands are the green solution you’ve been searching for. Crafted from Forest Stewardship Council-certified paper, Go Green wristbands stand against excess plastic usage. What’s more, they are biodegradable wristbands, ensuring your event wristbands leave no mark on the environment. These wristbands are not just a fashion statement but a commitment to a greener future.

Go Green wristbands by The Wristband Co.

Comparative Analysis

Material Composition

Tyvek wristbands are made from Tyvek – a robust, tear-resistant material. While Tyvek may not offer you biodegradable wristbands, they stand strong against wear and tear, making them ideal for short-term events where durability is a top priority.

On the other hand, Go Green wristbands shine in sustainability. Crafted from Forest Stewardship Council certified paper, they are your perfect biodegradable wristbands, i.e. that break down over time, leaving no environmental traces behind. It’s the perfect choice for those aiming to host sustainable events in the heart of Australia with eco-friendly wristbands. Design your own Tyvek wristbands here. 

Customisation Options

When it comes to personalisation, both Tyvek and Go Green wristbands offer a palette of options when it comes to custom printed wristbands. Tyvek allows for vibrant, eye-catching prints and designs that capture the spirit of your event. Although focused on sustainability, Go Green wristbands don’t compromise on aesthetics and still allow you to design custom printed wristbands. Design your own Go Green wristbands here. You can still flaunt your brand with eco-friendly flair. The choice here depends on your event’s theme – a splash of colour or a green revolution.

The Wristband Co. - Full Colour 25mm Tyvek Wristbands - Design 1

Environmental Impact

In the battle of eco-friendliness, Go Green wristbands emerge as the champions. With a reduced reliance on plastic and the ability to biodegrade, they are the ethical choice for events aiming for a minimal environmental footprint.

While durable and recyclable, Tyvek wristbands don’t boast the same green credentials. Go Green wristbands take the lead for events with a robust sustainability agenda.

Use Cases and Recommendations

So, which wristband suits your event? Tyvek custom wristbands are the go-to choice for short-term events like one-day festivals and music concerts. Tyvek wristbands are also great for outdoor events where the wristbands may be exposed to wet weather – or even swimming! Their durability and water resistance make them excellent for sports events like triathlons and also for outdoor pools. Their tear-resistant nature ensures they withstand the hustle and bustle of a one-day extravaganza.

On the flip side, if you’re planning a festival celebrating all things green or an eco-conscious business launch, eco-friendly wristbands are the way to go. Go Green wristbands align seamlessly with the ethos of sustainable events in Australia and mean your event can walk the walk and talk the talk to show your participants that you are invested in running a sustainable event with the products you use and support.

Our friends over at Creative Harvest Gippsland have written a fantastic blog on our Go Green Wristbands and their journey to finding a sustainable wristband solution for their upcoming event, “Creative Harvest 2023” 🌿♻
Creative Harvest Wristbands

Ready to make a statement with your wristbands?


Head over to The Wristband Co.’s website and explore the extensive range of Tyvek wristbands and Go Green wristbands. Delve into the vibrant world of Tyvek or here to embrace the green revolution with Go Green. Either way, your event deserves wristbands that look great and reflect your event’s personality and branding with custom printed wristbands.


Choosing between Tyvek wristbands and Go Green wristbands boils down to the essence of your event. Tyvek wristbands stand tall in durability and vibrant designs, perfect for short-lived excitement. Meanwhile, Go Green wristbands wave the flag for sustainability, making them the ethical choice for events aiming to impact our beautiful Aussie environment positively.

Whatever your choice, rest assured that The Wristband Co. has your back, providing high-quality wristbands that elevate your event while contributing to a greener future. So, take the plunge, make a choice, and let the wristband revolution begin!

Ways we can help

At The Wristband Co. we regularly work with event organisations of all sizes. We are happy to assist in any way we can, including helping you find the right wristbands, lanyards and ticket rolls for your next event.

Get in touch with us today on 08 8363 4850 or email us at [email protected] for more information.

You can find out more about our company here.

Meet the Author

Laura Sayer, Co-Founder

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With a strong marketing background, Laura is driven to provide sustainable solutions that enhance event and business organisation while also elevating security measures. Her passion for exceptional customer service has been the catalyst for The Wristband Co.’s growth. Under her guidance, the company has established a reputation for delivering high-quality wristbands that are affordable and environmentally conscious.