A recent study found microplastic particles in a staggering amount of food samples tested. The findings from this study are unique and indicate the plastic problem is more widespread. Learn more about microplastics and how they impact your health.
Upcycling is a way to give materials a new lease of life and do right by the planet. Learn more about upcycling and how to implement this practice in your life.
Recycling isn’t always easy, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Find out how reusable recycling bags resolve the most common reasons people don’t recycle.
Biodegradable single-use shopping bags sound great, but in reality are just industry greenwashing. Learn more about this and why reusable shopping bags are still the best eco-friendly sustainable option to go with.
Does recycling disposable plastic bags work? An independent study indicates it doesn’t. Trackers placed inside disposable plastic bags dropped off at recycling facilities indicated that most were not recycled. Find out more about this study and learn why going reusable is more of a guarantee of your green efforts than recycling is and how businesses can benefit from it.
Colorado has implemented a measure to phase out disposable plastic bags through the implementation of disposable plastic bag fees. The first part of the plan has been put into motion, and local recycling facilities are already seeing a change for the better in Colorado’s efforts to reduce single-use plastic. Learn more about Colorado’s efforts and how your business can help the cause with custom reusable bags.
Many communities are looking for ways to reduce trash and litter and disposable bag fees are an increasingly common solution. But do disposable bag fees work and steer people to reusable shopping and grocery bags? We look at the results from one study.
How the Garden State Is Going Green New Jersey is about to become the next state to ban single-use plastic bags. Like most bag bans, it has been a process, and there were some unexpected turns along the way. Since the start, we have been following the journey, and you can learn more about the […]
Find out what happened with the plastic bag ban movement during 2021 and what will happen in 2022! We explain which cities and states passed bag bans and what measures are currently underway.
A state-wide plastic bag ban was recently implemented in Washington. We take a look at this bag ban and what it means for shoppers and your business. And why custom reusable shopping bags are a great way to help your customers and your business in Washington and beyond.
How One Community Is Making a Difference Not all trash is, well, trash. Sometimes people have items they no longer want or need that still have a lot of use left to them. Sending these items to a landfill is wasteful and it also fills up a landfill prematurely. A recent article published by Waste […]
The Centennial State Goes Green with Bag Ban A single-use plastic bag ban passed in Colorado after years of hard work. While the state ban was worked out, several cities throughout the state passed their own plastic bag bans and fees; showing that there was interest and support for such a measure. We have been […]
What Your Business Needs to Know to Go Green in Philly Philadelphia is one of the latest cities in the U.S. to ban single-use plastic bags. We first talked about Philadelphia and their proposed bag fee back in 2015. After years of hard work and various setbacks, including two delays related to the pandemic, single-use […]
What You Need to Know About the Connecticut Bag Ban Connecticut is soon to be the latest state to implement a single-use plastic bag ban. If you have a retail business then this ban is a big change and also a unique opportunity. Let’s go over what you need to know about the Connecticut bag […]
Align Your Strategy to Support Your Customers and Grow Your Business Customer experience matters, and providing the right experience can keep your customers coming back. Much like it impacted everything, the COVID-19 pandemic has shaped the customer experience. A recent study conducted by Right Point zeros in on some significant points that will impact the […]
Connecticut is ready for a state-wide plastic bag ban. Businesses like grocery stores and convenience stores are sure to be impacted. What bags are banned, and how we can help your business prepare!
Reusable Recycling Bags Are an Easy Solution to a Complex Problem Working from home, at least in some capacity, appears to be a change brought about by COVID-19 that is here to stay. So many changes have resulted from people making the shift from working in offices to working from home (WFH). And one of […]
Popular Toymaker Launches Plan to Keep Materials In-Play Going green matters and a recent trend in the toy industry stands to make a major impact on how past-their-prime toys are handled. Several leading brands have launched plans to repurpose or recycle toys, so these items can continue to bring joy and not take up space […]
The Plastic Waste Reduction Act in Rhode Island will impact all retail businesses. Here is what your retail or shopping business needs to know before S0037 goes into effect.
Ocean State Going Plastic-Free…Finally? After a delay resulting from the Coronavirus pandemic, Rhode Island is finally moving forward with efforts to ban disposable plastic items. The Senate recently passed two bills that will ban single-use plastic bags and straws respectively. You can learn more about plastic bag bans by looking at our map that covers […]