7 Benefits of the Materials Used to Create Recycled Grocery Bags

7 Benefits of the Materials Used to Create Recycled Grocery Bags

With each use, recycled grocery bags give back. From a business owner’s point of view, adopting a green initiative can be beneficial for marketing purposes. From a consumer’s perspective, using recycled grocery bags that have either been purchased or obtained as a giveaway creates a bond with the business that produced these eco-friendly products.

Promoting an eco-conscious initiative can go a long way for building brand awareness in your industry. According to an Edelman 2016 Earned Brand Study, customers look to brands to kick start social movements that can be rallied behind.

Plastic is far more harmful to the world around us than it is useful in day-to-day life. The harsh reality is that once it is created, it will always exist. Because of this, finding another use for recycled plastic is the logical countermeasure. By taking this step, single-use bags can be kept off the streets and out of our oceans.

Recycled grocery bags are durable and eco-friendly, but the benefits offered by the materials that go into making them might require a deeper explanation.

Here are 7 benefits that the materials used to make recycled grocery bags can provide.

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3 Retailers That Help Consumers Kick the Plastic Bag Habit

3 Retailers That Help Consumers Kick the Plastic Bag Habit

Plastic trash is a very real problem. The world’s oceans are rapidly filling up with litter, primarily plastic; and it can interfere with animals, their habitats, and the food chain. Plastic can be useful, but there are lots of times plastic is just not necessary. When you reduce the amount of plastic you use, and recycle the plastic you do use, it can add up and have an impact. If you really want to make a difference you can throw your support behind retailers that are also doing their part to reduce the use of plastic, and help consumers kick the plastic bag habit.

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Vermont on The Verge of a Plastic Bag Ban or Fee?

Vermont on The Verge of a Plastic Bag Ban or Fee?

Vermont has considered measures to ban or levy fees on disposable plastic bags for many years, but two proposals in Vermont could put an end to, or at least significantly reduce the use of disposable bags.

One measure would ban single-use plastic bags and nonrecyclable paper bags. The second measure would impose a 10-cent fee per bag handed out at the checkout.

Both proposals have already missed key legislative deadlines, so they will not pass during this session. The earliest a ban or fee could pass would be 2018.

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Bad News for The Environment as Iowa Bans Plastic Bag Bans

Bad News for The Environment as Iowa Bans Plastic Bag Bans

Iowa has joined the ranks of Michigan, Arizona, and Florida with a recently passed piece of legislation that prevents cities and counties within the state from passing plastic bag bans, or measures that would levy fees or taxes on disposable plastic bags. There was interest in several Iowa communities in banning plastic bags, and as is typically the case, once one municipality passes a ban neighboring cities and counties will follow their lead. Plastic bag bans prevent environmental harm and can be good for the planet and communities. It’s disappointing news when we hear about bans on plastic bag bans becoming a reality.

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The Surefire Way to Attract Repeat Retail Business

The Surefire Way to Attract Repeat Retail Business

Many retail businesses concentrate their marketing efforts on gaining new customers. You certainly want to grow and expand your customer base, but for long-term success it is also important to maintain and build upon the relationships you already have with existing customers.

You want to create retail brand advocates and make sure those customers know they are appreciated. So in order to attract repeat business, you need to have a great product. Done. Next you need to develop a relationship with each of your your customers that makes them feel like part of your brand. This is where reusable shopping bags can help build the relationship and help you attract that important repeat business.

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8 Other Uses for Your Reusable Shopping Bags

8 Other Uses for Your Reusable Shopping Bags

One reusable shopping bag can lead to years and years of consistent use, providing a reliable bag option for all of your shopping needs. But why should the opportunity to use these bags stop with grocery shopping?

Going green means taking advantage of every opportunity you have to reuse materials and limit your carbon footprint along the way.

Let’s take a look at 8 other uses for your reusable shopping bags.

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Plastic Bag Bans Matter! Here’s How to Start a Bag Ban in Your Community

Plastic Bag Bans Matter! Here’s How to Start a Bag Ban in Your Community

Single-use plastic bag bans are becoming more common and sought after by communities and states like California that want to protect our environment. Plastic bag bans allow communities to prevent litter, and the resulting harm and costs caused by litter and its clean up.

Even as some states are looking to limit or ban plastic bag bans, there is still a very strong movement and increased interest in plastic bag bans. Have you thought about starting a bag ban in your hometown? We’ve outlined the steps to starting a plastic ban ban in your community, but here are some more tips to help you implement plastic bag bans.

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Overcoming 5 Marketing Challenges with Custom Reusable Bags

Overcoming 5 Marketing Challenges with Custom Reusable Bags

Each year brings about new challenges for marketing departments across every industry. While they can shift based on buyer trends and other industry-specific factors, many of these challenges remain consistent from year to year.

The solutions that these challenges demand can be complex and may come with caveats, but with custom reusable bags, you can make progress towards overcoming them.

Let’s take a look at some of the common marketing challenges being faced and how custom reusable bags can help.

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3 Ways to Market Your Brand with Seed Paper This Earth Day

3 Ways to Market Your Brand with Seed Paper This Earth Day

Seed paper can be used to create truly unique promotional products that will stick with your customers and leave an impression. Our seed paper features seeds embedded directly into the paper. This seeds are visible, creating a very textured surface, which in turn makes for an eye-catching and memorable marketing tool. Seed paper can be used for a variety of promotional items and as part of our current eco special if you place an order for any of our seed paper products by April 7 you will receive your order in time for Earth Day. Here are three ways to market your brand with seed paper this Earth Day.

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