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.
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.
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.
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.
Any company can claim to maintain a focus on being eco-friendly, but those claims must be backed up by actions. According to Havas’s 2017 Meaningful Brands Report, only 33 percent of North American consumers trust brands. That is a startling number, and it comes in well below the world average of 57 percent.
So, with these statistics in mind, how can your company cement itself in that trusted group and not on the wrong side of the discussion? A well-planned green marketing campaign is one way to take your company to new heights.
Here are three steps to consider when kick-starting a green marketing campaign.
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.
From promoting your brand to helping the planet, there are a lot of benefits of recycled bags. A common question is just what are these reusable bags from? We decided to take a closer look at recycled bags to get to the bottom of things and help you better understand how custom reusable bags can work for your brand.
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.
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.
The first incarnation of the tote bag was introduced in 1944 when L.L. Bean debuted a canvas bag that was built to carry ice. It became a commercial success when it was re-introduced to the market in the 1960s.
Now, eco-friendly tote bags have become an alternative to single-use plastic bags. The material that’s used in production, the guaranteed durability, and the affordability of eco-friendly tote bags make them products that have promotional value for the brand while also having the potential to improve the environment.
Below, we take a look at how these features translate to a greener planet.