According to the Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI), reusable bags generate more impressions in the United States than any other promotional item. Each bag generates a whopping 5700+ impressions. This is a staggeringly high amount. For such a low price, this is obviously a great return on your marketing dollar. Plus, you can choose a bag that fits with your demographic. Keep reading to learn how to select a reusable bag that will leave an impression with your customers.
California is pretty well known for their disposable plastic bag legislation. Well over 100 cities, towns and counties have logged laws banning or implementing fees on single-use bags. There is even a measure to ban plastic bags throughout the entire state. The fate of the bag ban will be decided in November 2016. Reusable shopping bags were already fairly popular in California, but all of this plastic bag legislation creates additional need for reusable shopping bags. If you are advertising in California you should definitely consider creating customized reusable shopping bags.
To understand the benefits of certified reusable bags on the environment, you need to understand the negative impact of plastic bags. To be fair, plastic bags became popular for good reasons and they were initially manufactured and handed out with the best of intentions. Ultimately, when you weigh the impact of certified reusable bags against the impact of plastic bags, you can see what a better choice a reusable bag really makes.
Disposable plastic bags may seem like an unremarkable item. They are a convenient way to carry things home from the store and many people do not give them much thought; however, the impact single-use plastic bags can have is staggering. If you haven’t made the switch to reusable grocery bags, this Infographic may change your mind.
As part of our #WasteNotWantNot series we decided to look at trash, or more specifically ways to reduce how much trash you generate. Garbage is a necessity and there is always going to be this byproduct, but there doesn’t need to be so much of it. With some really minor changes you can easily reduce your trash by half.
Oftentimes implementing a single-use plastic bag ban is easier said than done. Some cities love the idea and the ban passes by a landslide, while others really don’t like the idea and fight it. Even once a ban or fee is passed the debate still is not over for some municipalities, like Huntington Beach and Dallas whose bag bans were recently overturned.
Making the workplace greener is a common goal, and it’s a good goal. Green changes help the planet and oftentimes make the workflow more efficient and even more enjoyable. The New Year is always a time for evaluating the past and looking towards the future, so we decided to put together a list of 5 ways you can make your workplace greener in the New Year.
The past year has been so busy and we’ve learned a lot, and we’ve tried to share all of this information with you in our blog posts each week. As is usually the case at this point in the year we decided to sit back and take stock of the past 12 months, and we’ve rounded up our top 10 green posts, by amount of traffic to each post, from 2015. Read on to get the rundown of these top green posts from 2015.
There is so much value to marketing your brand with custom reusable bags. From the eco merits, to the return on your investment, and the increase in brand awareness and recognition, your business has a lot to gain from marketing with custom reusable bags. Customize away and create something that speaks for your business and serves as a reminder to your customers when they grab your branded bag and head out to the store.
By some estimates 1 trillion disposable plastic bags are used each year. For many years on average only 1 percent of the plastic bags manufactured were recycled – that number is steadily increasing, but when the bar is set so low any progress is well received. Despite this improvement, the amount of plastic bags recycled is still drastically dwarfed by the number of disposable plastic bags unleashed on the world. There has never been a better time to market your brand with custom reusable bags.