It can be tough to find an answer when you Google “what are recyclable bags,” but when creating custom reusable shopping bags for marketing and retail use, it is an important question to answer. Reusable bags are a great promotional marketing tool because they are eco-friendly and will last for many years of marketing. Still, once the bag has lived its usefulness, you want to be sure that the bag you created can be easily tossed into the recycling bin and not the landfill. Here are easy to remember tips when choosing your promotional bags.
For over 20 years we have been selling custom reusable bags for retail and marketing use. Not once in all those years have we ever stopped believing in the value of customer service. Just like you, we know how important it is to keep our current customers happy and impress our newest clients. Our Operations Manager, Beth, is one of the best in the business because she knows what customers want and she delivers.
Her motto that has spread throughout our company is, “Under promise, over deliver,” and we live it each day. Many times Beth will be on the phone to our manufacturing facility in China at 3 am just to ensure we deliver on our promises. I asked Beth to offer up her best tips to increase sales with customer service.
It can be hard to go green at a trade show, but reducing plastic is certainly worth the effort. Plastic is overflowing in our landfills and never really breaks down, often ending up in our water and food supply. If you are interested in reducing plastic to help our planet and her people, we have three trade show marketing ideas that can make your experience more eco-friendly.
Giving away promotional products is common practice at trade shows, but many times they are made of plastic. Eco-friendly takeaways are a great trade show marketing opportunity for customers, potential customers and members of the media. Your eco-momento will serve as a constant reminder of your brand. Your display is another way to make your exhibition experience more green. Read on for three ways to reduce plastic.
Multiple efforts to legally reduce the use of disposable plastic bags in Minneapolis have fallen short. This past week the City Council declined to vote on a proposal that would have levied a 5-cent fee on bags handed out at the checkout. This comes after an approved plastic bag ban was overturned by the governor. For now there are no laws regulating disposable plastic bags in Minneapolis. Our hope remains that Minneapolis retailers and businesses will still offer custom reusable shopping bags.
To make our planet a more sustainable, eco-friendly place, making things easier can go a long way. That’s what brought us to develop a new alternative for storing recyclables.
Reusable recycling bags have emerged as an option, especially in multi-family dwellings, because they simplify the recycling process for tenants. These bags provide value in ways that bins can’t. Recycling bins create clutter, and in many multi-family dwellings, there is no extra space for clutter.
Make a lasting impression and save on promotional marketing with our latest eco special. You can enjoy next column pricing on our new Eco-Life insulated totes when you order 250 or more bags. Get your quote by August 30 and submit your order by September 15 to take advantage of this great deal.
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.
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.
Trade show marketing is an opportunity to connect with buyers and build relationships. Time at a trade show is limited, so you need to make the best use of that time to create a memorable experience for buyers. Takeaways, or branded gifts you give buyers who drop by your booth, are an excellent marketing tool that will ensure a memorable experience for buyers. Custom reusable products that display your branding information are a great way to keep your brand relevant with buyers during and even after the trade show ends.
Miami Beach is poised to be the next Florida city to implement their own plastic bag ban. Officials in the City of Miami Beach unanimously passed an ordinance that would prohibit sidewalk cafes from handing out single-use disposable bags. Officials decided to move forward with a ban to reduce the litter that builds up on streets, and in parks, storm drains and waterways.