Will Minneapolis Plastic Bag Fee Become Reality?

Will Minneapolis Plastic Bag Fee Become Reality?

On August 18 the Minneapolis City Council will vote on whether stores should impose a 5-cent fee on single-use bags handed out at stores. A council committee unanimously approved an ordinance on Monday, August 7 that would levy a fee on all bags handed out a local retailers. The ordinance specifically lists plastic, paper, compostable and reusable bags. This is not the first time the city has attempted to reduce waste and litter with a law regulating shopping bags.

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3 Core Benefits of Using Grocery Tote Bags

3 Core Benefits of Using Grocery Tote Bags

What sets grocery tote bags apart is that they are always capable of bringing more value to those who have invested in them. Promoting your brand with these products allows users to get their hands on a sustainable shopping option that simultaneously carries your branded message, but there are benefits that go even deeper than that.

We will explore three of these benefits and detail how they apply to your customers and company alike.

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Honolulu Plastic Bag Ban Finally Gets Real

Honolulu Plastic Bag Ban Finally Gets Real

Plastic bag bans are common in Hawaii. All of the counties that make up the archipelago have passed their own plastic bag bans, so the entire state is covered by a series of similar bans. Locals got behind the measure to ban bags in the city and county of Honolulu because they saw plastic bags as marring the natural beauty of their home. Tourism is also such a big part of the local economy that many residents felt there was value to preserving the beauty and pristine conditions of the area. With plastic bag bans in place, the idea was that everyone would switch to reusable grocery bags. That’s not exactly how things happened.

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4 Ways Custom Promotional Products Bring Value to Your Company

4 Ways Custom Promotional Products Bring Value to Your Company

On the surface, custom promotional products might appear to lack the “wow” factor that your brand is searching for. As a result, you might be wondering what value they could bring to your business.

To start, they keep customers in your pocket by keeping your brand in theirs. Each time your branded product is used, whether it is an eco-friendly reusable bag, pen, or water bottle, exposure is gained. Items made from eco-friendly material introduce another angle for brands to consider.

Brands are making an effort to promote green marketing initiatives because of the numerous benefits that they bring. Eco-friendly products give consumers a durable option with the potential to show its value on a daily basis. On the flip-side, they also give businesses an opportunity to promote their brand in an environmentally-responsible way.

Below, we will take a look at four of the ways custom promotional products bring value to your company.

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10 Reasons Your Brand Should be Marketing with Custom Business Bags

10 Reasons Your Brand Should be Marketing with Custom Business Bags

Custom business bags are versatile. They make great marketing tools that will increase your brand’s awareness and recognition, while also making it possible to promote your brand and align with your company’s green goals. If you’re still not sure about whether you should add custom reusable bags to your marketing lineup, here are 10 reasons why you should consider making this move.

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Eco-Friendly Bags Only at 19 American Aquariums That Phase Out Plastic

Eco-Friendly Bags Only at 19 American Aquariums That Phase Out Plastic

Oftentimes aquarium employees see the impact of litter on wildlife firsthand. The realities of single-use plastic items can be a hazard for the planet and animals, particularly marine animals. Many aquariums across the country have now banded together to help inform their visitors about the dangers of plastic pollution while also offering easy solutions to the plastic problem.

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Why Eco-Friendly Tote Bags Are Good for The Environment

Why Eco-Friendly Tote Bags Are Good for The Environment

The first incarnation of the tote bag was introduced in 1944 when L.L. Bean debuted a canvas bag that was built to carry ice. It became a commercial success when it was re-introduced to the market in the 1960s.

Now, eco-friendly tote bags have become an alternative to single-use plastic bags. The material that’s used in production, the guaranteed durability, and the affordability of eco-friendly tote bags make them products that have promotional value for the brand while also having the potential to improve the environment.

Below, we take a look at how these features translate to a greener planet.

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What Is The Difference Between In Stock Vs. Overseas Reusable Grocery Bags?

What Is The Difference Between In Stock Vs. Overseas Reusable Grocery Bags?

We recently received a question from a prospective customer about the difference between in stock and overseas orders, and we thought it was a great question that others might have, too. There are a lot of factors to consider when choosing the right reusable grocery bags for your brand. We want to make the process as easy as possible, so here is an explanation for some common questions.

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