There are so many reasons why you should #GoReusableNow and switch to reusable shopping bags. Between the negative impact of disposable plastic bags and the advantages of reusable bags the choice is pretty clear, but we’ve rounded up 20 reasons why you should go reusable now.
Of course you want to spend your marketing budget wisely, and when you decide to promote your brand with a custom reusable bag you are doing just that. Reusable bags are a great fit at tradeshows because people can accumulate so many items, from business cards to pens to catalogs to all sorts of gear emblazoned with company’s branding, so a bag is a natural fit since it gives people a way to carry everything they pick up. A reusable bag is also a great fit for your brand since it not only puts your branding message out there, but you are also establishing a rapport with your customers and giving them something useful and helpful by filling their immediate need. Keep reading to learn more about how a custom branded bag will deliver a fantastic return on your investment.
Single-use plastic bags offer a certain level of convenience, but there are so many benefits to bring your own reusable grocery bags along when you go shopping. From cost savings to conserving resources and helping marine life switching to reusable shopping bags can make a big difference.
Deciding which type of bag to carry your purchases home from the store in isn’t the sort of decision that needs a lot of consideration, but you still have options to think over. The next time the clerk at the store asks you if you want paper or plastic, why not ask for something better?
Reusable bags are proven to effectively spread your marketing message and deliver a great ROI, or return on your investment. A well-made reusable bag can deliver years of use, so your customized reusable bag will be reminding your customers about your brand while also increasing your brand awareness with people who see your customers carrying your branded bag. For a limited time as the new school year is bearing down we are offering a back to school eco special.
Tradeshows have earned the reputation for being rough on the environment. Basically, this is rooted in the disposable nature of tradeshows. Many companies exhibit in one or two shows a year and materials used to construct the booth, displays, signs and furniture may only be used for those one or two shows. The rest is left in the convention hall where it is picked up and carted off to a landfill. Things don’t have to be like this! As our CMO, Shane Shirley explained in a recent guest post for TSNN, there are ways to make your tradeshow exhibit green.
Just a couple weeks into their single-use plastic bag ban folks in Honolulu noticed something wasn’t right – some stores were still distributing plastic bags. Honolulu’s bag ban technically prohibits stores from handing out plastic bags that are thinner than 2.25 mils. The plastic bags being handed out now are in fact thicker, so they are allowed under the ban. These thicker bags are billed as reusable since they are durable.
You know a reusable bag will be a good fit for your brand, but while the ability to customize the design of your branded bag is a great feature, sometimes it can be a challenge to know where to begin. With this in mind our amazing head of design at Factory Direct Promos, Lucas, took a lot of time and effort to create our 2015 design book and catalog. This download brings you the hottest and trendiest custom bags of the market this year and will be just the thing to jumpstart your creativity.
There isn’t a clear and easy answer to that question. Disposable plastic bag bans are intended to stop the use of plastic bags in order to reduce the negative environmental impact. As some cities have found out there can be some unintended consequences of passing a bag ban.