Latest News on Minneapolis Plastic Bag Ban!

Latest News on Minneapolis Plastic Bag Ban!

Officials in Minneapolis began considering a single-use plastic bag ban in May of 2015. The proposal went through several versions. Ultimately, a 5-cent fee was levied on paper bags, and everything was set to go into effect on June 1, 2017. We have been following the plastic bag ban discussion in Minneapolis for a while now, so we were thrilled to see the measure pass. There have been several twists and turns in the saga to implement a plastic bag ban in Minneapolis, and as of right now the ban is on hold.

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Reusable Wine Bags: Marketing Benefits of the Summer Sun

Reusable Wine Bags: Marketing Benefits of the Summer Sun

Summer is exploding onto the scene and there are memories to be made. As a brand, you should be thinking about the ways you can capitalize on the uptick in activities and make your business the talk of the town. Putting a reusable wine bag into the hands of your customers, is just one of the many ways you can do this.

While the occasions will help to determine which wine bag to go with, it’s important to understand your options. Let’s take a closer look at some of the reusable wine bag options available and determine which is best for your brand this summer.

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A Guide to Living an Eco-Friendly Life

A Guide to Living an Eco-Friendly Life

It’s our commitment that our customers live and promote an eco-friendly lifestyle. We primarily do this by focusing on the day-to-day benefits of eco-friendly bags and the various customizable options we offer. Replacing single-use plastic bags with a reusable option is an essential step that can be taken by anybody, but that’s not to say there aren’t others that can be taken.

Become aware of how your choices can affect the environment. Comparing reusable bags to plastic bags is a good place to start, but don’t stop there. Let’s explore why being eco-friendly is important, how you can get started, and how to grow with this lifestyle change.

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Eco-Friendly Bags, Ethical Consumerism, Saving Cash and Life Hacks

Eco-Friendly Bags, Ethical Consumerism, Saving Cash and Life Hacks

I am totally into life hacks and anything that can make my busy life easier. How about you? I really love it when the hack involves saving money and living a more conscious life. So you can imagine how happy I was that one of our articles on eco-friendly bags was shared on IdeaHacks.com!

The site is stocked full of ideas on how to live naturally and simply. They are certainly worth a follow on one of their social sites. You will definitely pick up some great eco-tips and ideas.

The IdeaHacks.com article, 10 Easy Ways To Be An Ethical Consumer Without Breaking The Bank, was about much more than eco-friendly bags. It was about hacking life to become an ethical consumer and saving cash at the same time. Right up my alley.

I loved it so much, I put together the highlights below.

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Promotional Marketing Trend Alert for Hotels

Promotional Marketing Trend Alert for Hotels

Last week I had the pleasure of heading to BizBash Florida in Fort Lauderdale with our SBS Brand’s CEO, Bill English, and our Factory Direct Promos’ Operation’s Manager, Beth Wilkerson. The show was quite a promotional marketing experience as you can imagine.

From donut filled specialty sandwiches made right before your eyes with blowtorches and singing chefs, to more people on stilts doing seemingly impossible feats than I had ever seen in one place before, the gathering of event planners and vendors was truly a blast.

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How to Create Standout Convention Bags

How to Create Standout Convention Bags

When the convention center doors open and the day gets rolling, potential customers will flood the scene, scanning for which brands stand out as they look for the best promotional products they can get their hands on.

Convention bags are an easy way to spread brand awareness to potential customers directly at the point of contact, with the hope that your message continues to spread through word of mouth as the bag continues to be used.

Of course, there will be a focus on which brands are providing quality giveaways. But, offering a reliable, eye-catching promotional product for attendees to carry their other new gear in for the rest of day can deliver a return-on-investment long after the event ends.

Creating a set of convention bags that people will flock to your booth for can be made possible by following these three steps.

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BIG Savings for Your Promotional Marketing! Shop Our Spring Sale Now

BIG Savings for Your Promotional Marketing! Shop Our Spring Sale Now

Now is the time to save big with our spring sale! For a limited time you can take advantage of a great deal on our reusable tsunami bags. This eco special is only around for a short time, so get your quote request in now! Reusable products make great promotional marketing tools simply by their reusable nature, but when you can lock in an even better price, like you can with this sale, you can really get the most out of your marketing budget.

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3 Ways to Make The California Bag Ban Work for Your Business

3 Ways to Make The California Bag Ban Work for Your Business

When California passed a disposable plastic bag ban this was big news for the environment. We have told you what your business needs to know about the California bag ban. In can take time, but once shoppers form the habit of bringing their reusable bags to the store bag bans can also help retailers. It is worth noting that the California Grocers Association supports the California bag ban. The positive impact extends to other businesses, too. Here are 3 ways to make the California bag ban work for your brand.

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Why You Should Choose Custom Canvas Bags for Marketing Promotions

Why You Should Choose Custom Canvas Bags for Marketing Promotions

While they share many qualities with our vast selection of custom reusable bags, custom canvas bags have their own redeeming qualities. Similar to other options for reusable bags, they are eco-friendly, durable, and customizable. But, what sets them apart from the rest?

In order to create an effective marketing tool for any brand that’s hoping to develop and push a green initiative, the product must work in unison with the message, whatever that might be.

Let’s take a deeper look into the underlying features of custom canvas bags that make this experience more unique.

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