Worldwide Plastic Bag Ordinance List

Worldwide Plastic Bag Ordinance List

Hi, my name is Alison and I research, write the updates and drop the pins onto the Factory Direct Promos (FDP) Bag Ban Map. There are a lot of exciting changes constantly happening around the world when it comes to banning single-use plastic bags, and with our mission to help businesses and consumers go reusable, we take bag bans pretty serious around FDP.

To see the progress, and maybe get some inspiration, check out our worldwide plastic bag ordinance map. This plastic bag ordinance map is a resource that tells a story. By clicking the different pins you can see how the bag ban movement unfolds.

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Money On Certified Reusable Bags

How to Get the Most Out of Your Money On Certified Reusable Bags

Custom designed, certified reusable reusable bags are a great tool to market your brand, are required by law in many cities across the United States and beyond, and will definitely ensure a great return on your marketing investment.

Custom, certified reusable bags last for 3-5 years, have a great marketing impact, and certainly allow you to get the most out of your marketing or retail budget. From bulk pricing, durability, and the rapport you will establish with your customers you can’t go wrong with your very own custom designed reusable bag.

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What Is The California Recycle Initiative?

What Is The California Recycle Initiative?

Governor Jerry Brown has been working with the California Legislature to seriously up the green factor throughout the Golden State. The most notable effort undertaken has been the single-use plastic bag ban, which is on hold for the time being, but that’s not the only eco endeavor underway. The California Recycle Initiative aims to implement legislation at the state level that will reduce recycling, composting and source reduction of solid waste by 75 percent by the year 2020. The ultimate goal is to reduce reliance on landfills.

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Bottoms Up! Advertising Specialty Institute Says Eco-Friendly Drinkware Works to Market Your Brand

Bottoms Up! Advertising Specialty Institute Says Eco-Friendly Drinkware Works to Market Your Brand

There is definitely value to marketing your brand with a customized, promotional item, but if you’re not sure what type of item to get, have you considered branded drinkware? According to The 2014 ASI Impression Study, it’s a pretty darn good way to market your brand. The study outlined some compelling reasons why you might want to make your next custom promotional item, a branded mug or cup.

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How Cost Effective Are Promotional Products Compared to Other Advertising?

How Cost Effective Are Promotional Products Compared to Other Advertising?

Maximizing your marketing budget can be challenging, but wise choices and careful planning can translate into increased sales and building your brand recognition. In order to get the most out of your marketing dollar, you want an advertising method that reaches your target audience, while increasing your brand awareness and providing a reasonable return on your investment right?

Well according to the 2014 ASI Impression Study, Branded promotional products tick all of these boxes. The 2014 ASI Impression Study analyzes just how cost effective promotional products compared to other forms of advertising. I put together some of what I thought were some of the most intriguing take aways about promotional products and their effectiveness.

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How to Drive Sales In Your Target Market

How to Drive Sales In Your Target Market

Based on the 2014 ASI Impression Study about 85 percent or nearly six in seven recipients of promotional products can identify the advertising brand on the promotional items they own. This means that if you market your brand with a customized pen, reusable bag or travel coffee mug the people who end up owning and using these products will be familiar with your company and the products or services you provide.

Furthermore, about one-third of people polled indicated they are more likely to do business with an advertiser after they’ve received a branded promotional item than they were before. The takeaway here is that if you can get a branded, reusable item to your customers, they are probably going to recognize your brand, have a positive association with your brand, and do business with you in the future.

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How to Make Your Event More Green in 2015

How to Make Your Event More Green in 2015

In my most recent post on TSNN, I explained how you can make your event more green in 2015. It is important to stick to your company’s green goals whenever possible and implementing green elements into your booth not only helps the planet, but it also makes a statement to your prospects that you care about the environment and that makes good business sense.

In a recent Nielsen study, Fifty-five percent of global online consumers across 60 countries said they are willing to pay more for products and services provided by companies that are committed to positive social and environmental impact.

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Heading to a Trade Show? Here’s How to Make a Lasting Impression

Heading to a Trade Show? Here’s How to Make a Lasting Impression

Trade shows are a great opportunity to meet your customers and vendors and build relationships. This is also a perfect time to expand your brand’s presence and increase your brand’s recognition. If you want to continue to forge a relationship with your customers after the trade show has ended, you need to look into offering a giveaway.

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