Tag Archives: Eco-friendly Tips


  • Think Reusable Shopping Bags When Advertising in California

    California is pretty well known for their disposable plastic bag legislation. Well over 100 cities, towns and counties have logged laws banning or implementing fees on single-use bags. There is even a measure to ban plastic bags throughout the entire state. The fate of the bag ban will be decided in November 2016. Reusable shopping bags were already fairly popular in California, but all of this plastic bag legislation creates additional need for reusable shopping bags. If you are advertising in California you should definitely consider creating customized reusable shopping bags.
  • Are Certified Reusable Bags Better for the Environment Than Plastic Bags?

    To understand the benefits of certified reusable bags on the environment, you need to understand the negative impact of plastic bags. To be fair, plastic bags became popular for good reasons and they were initially manufactured and handed out with the best of intentions. Ultimately, when you weigh the impact of certified reusable bags against the impact of plastic bags, you can see what a better choice a reusable bag really makes.
  • Reusable Grocery Bags? Infographic Shows It's Time to Make The Switch

    Disposable plastic bags may seem like an unremarkable item. They are a convenient way to carry things home from the store and many people do not give them much thought; however, the impact single-use plastic bags can have is staggering. If you haven’t made the switch to reusable grocery bags, this Infographic may change your mind.
  • 3 Eco-Friendly Ways to Reduce Your Trash by Half  

    As part of our #WasteNotWantNot series we decided to look at trash, or more specifically ways to reduce how much trash you generate. Garbage is a necessity and there is always going to be this byproduct, but there doesn’t need to be so much of it. With some really minor changes you can easily reduce your trash by half.
  • The Two Sides of the Bag Ban Debate  

    Oftentimes implementing a single-use plastic bag ban is easier said than done. Some cities love the idea and the ban passes by a landslide, while others really don’t like the idea and fight it. Even once a ban or fee is passed the debate still is not over for some municipalities, like Huntington Beach and Dallas whose bag bans were recently overturned.
  • 5 New Year’s Resolutions for A Greener Work Day

    Making the workplace greener is a common goal, and it’s a good goal. Green changes help the planet and oftentimes make the workflow more efficient and even more enjoyable. The New Year is always a time for evaluating the past and looking towards the future, so we decided to put together a list of 5 ways you can make your workplace greener in the New Year.
  • Things to Put in Your Recycling Bin You May Not Have Thought Of

    The start of the New Year is usually a reflective time, and that got us thinking about recycling, because let’s face it - that’s something we think about a lot here. We try to be mindful about reusing materials, recycling and the amount of trash we generate both at home and at work, and from this came the idea for a year-long blog series we’re calling #WasteNotWantNot.
  • Top 10 Green Posts from 2015

    The past year has been so busy and we’ve learned a lot, and we’ve tried to share all of this information with you in our blog posts each week. As is usually the case at this point in the year we decided to sit back and take stock of the past 12 months, and we’ve rounded up our top 10 green posts, by amount of traffic to each post, from 2015. Read on to get the rundown of these top green posts from 2015.
  • Join with Factory Direct Promos to Support the Wounded Warrior Project

    Through the end of the year there is a promotion that will offer support to an amazing group. For each qualifying product purchased by December 31, 2015, $2 will be given to the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP). There is a lot of value to promoting your brand with reusable products. These items will serve as a regular reminder to your customers about your company and increase your brand’s awareness while also helping a great organization do tremendous wo
  • The Top 10 Cities In The U.S. That Have Banned the Bag

    The bag ban movement really became a full-fledged movement around 2007 and things have continued to pick up momentum ever since. It seems like every week another city (or two, or three) announces their plans to consider banning single-use plastic bags. We track all of this progress on our bag ban map, so if you want to learn more about an individual ban, check it out. We thought we’d round up a list of some of the most significant bag bans to pass in the U.S. to date, so in no particular order here’s out top 10 list.

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