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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How to Position Your Trade Show Marketing with Your B2B Buyer

How to Position Your Trade Show Marketing with Your B2B Buyer

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.

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Create Trade Show Marketing Buzz with Our Newest Eco-Life Insulated Tote

Create Trade Show Marketing Buzz with Our Newest Eco-Life Insulated Tote

Trade show marketing can increase the reach of your brand and reinforce your marketing message with customers and prospects. Consumer research shows that people love promotional products and reusable bags. This is partly because reusable bags are useful during a trade show but tote bags will continue to be useful and effective marketing tools long after the trade show is over.

Our brand new Eco-Life insulated tote bags fill a consumer need and will effectively spread your branding message. Reusable cooler bags make excellent trade show promotional products. These bags are not your run of the mill trade show bag and people will be drawn to your booth to get one. In fact, we are using the exact bag to hand out at The PMA Fresh Summit for our trade show marketing.

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St. Petersburg, Florida Plastic Bag Ban Faces Opposition from Retailers

St. Petersburg, Florida Plastic Bag Ban Faces Opposition from Retailers

Plastic bag bans may be spreading throughout Florida as St. Petersburg officials decide to move forward with a ban. In a 3-1 vote St. Pete’s environmental committee voted in favor of drafting a ban. Many supporters cite environmental concern as reason enough to ban disposable plastic bags in favor of custom reusable bags. Others, including the Florida Retail Federation, are not sure a ban is the best course of action.

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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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6 Reusable Bag Materials for a Green Marketing Campaign

6 Reusable Bag Materials for a Green Marketing Campaign

The benefits of marketing with eco-friendly tote bags are proven for green marketing campaigns. The material used to construct your custom branded eco-friendly tote bags is relevant, but different types of reusable bag materials have different impacts. It can be hard to understand what the different materials are, and what they have to offer. To help you figure out the materials that are the best fit for your brand, today we break things down.

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