Litter needs to be cleaned up because it is just ugly to look at and it is a serious danger to animals both on land and in the water. Animals can eat the bags and die or they can become tangled in the bags and are left defenseless. Litter mars the natural beauty of our parks, beaches and homes and there is just no place for it. But just how much money does it cost anyway?
Schools are the perfect place to lead by example and implement new and greener choices that will not only help your school reduce their carbon footprint, but it will also show students how easy it is to go green and how small tasks can have a major impact.
Disposable plastic bags are deserving of the bad reputation they’ve garnered. They use up valuable non-renewable resources during the manufacturing process while also releasing dangerous greenhouse gases, and they are not biodegradable, so they never really go away.
There are a lot of merits to using reusable shopping bags, from the streamlining of waste management to the use of more eco materials, but there are a lot of perks for members of the animal kingdom when humans decided to make the environmentally responsible decision to carry their purchases in reusable shopping bags.
Enjoy the Outdoors and Help the Planet
With summer in full swing, a day at the beach can be a great way to spend an afternoon while enjoying the outdoors. The warm sun and the cool water can make for a relaxing time, and while you want to make the most of your time at the beach, you also want to make sure you do right by the environment.
Latest News on Bag Bans
There are so many cities, counties and even countries that have implemented bans on single use plastic bags. To help track this movement we’ve put together an interactive map that highlights areas with bag bans, places where officials attempted to pass a ban with no luck and cities that have laws levying a fee on disposable shopping bags. If you haven’t had a chance – check it out! Here are some new locations that recently popped up on our map.
The Ferocious Predator That Kills Sharks Sharks are awesome and we have enjoyed watching along with all of you during Shark Week on Discovery Channel. These majestic animals rule the oceans and it’s stunning to watch them in their element. Unfortunately, sharks are not safe in the waters they know as home and it’s not […]
Our very own Shane Shirley-Smith was recently interviewed by IDG Connect Marketers and showcased on their web site. We are thrilled to have Shane on our team – she brings a wealth of knowledge, professionalism, optimism and she’s just great and a lot of fun to be around. Shane has done a tremendous amount of work growing Factory Direct Promos and we’re confident that she will continue to help spread the green word about FDP and help promote the environmental causes we hold dear.
Selling trade show bag sponsorships can seem daunting in this economy, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are five tips to use in marketing this prime sponsorship to have people lining up to take advantage of the promotional push reusable bags offer.