Plastic Bag Bans No Longer Allowed in Texas? Recently the Texas Supreme Court ruled that a state law preempted the disposable plastic bag ban in Laredo. This ruling effectively overturned the ban in Laredo as well as all of the other single-use plastic bag bans in Texas. We wrote about the Texas Supreme Court Ruling […]
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We have mentioned numerous times on our blog how difficult, inefficient and expensive it is to recycle plastic bags. Now one of the biggest recycling companies in Boston is speaking out and throwing their support behind the plastic bag ban movement.
Single-use plastic bags are easy to recycle on their own, but the reality is these bags complicate the process and are not widely accepted in most recycling programs. When plastic bag bans go into action one business that benefits are recycling facilities. Learn more and find out just what sort of problems disposable plastic bags can cause in recycling facilities.
Disposable bags may be on the way out in Utah. Talk of plastic bag bans and fees have persisted for several years, with some cities in the Beehive State implementing measures to reduce or restrict use. A new proposal could levy a 10-cent fee on each disposable plastic and paper bag given out at retail stores throughout the state.
The consumer’s expectation of convenience has boosted the value and necessity of delivery options in the food industry. For restaurants that don’t offer delivery themselves, mobile apps and delivery startups are filling those gaps. Creating a unique experience for the consumer in the food industry was once about face-to-face interactions.
However, according to McKinsey & Company, the worldwide market for food delivery stands at about $96 billion. That makes up 1 percent of the total food industry and 4 percent of business for restaurants and fast-food chains. For the next five years, there is expected to be an estimated 3.5 percent annual growth rate.
Nigel Travis, CEO Dunkin’ Brands, told Business Insider, “Delivery will be the next wave.” Travis continued, “It’s going to be like a revolution, and I believe it will happen faster than anyone thinks.”
Delivery is already a linchpin in the lives of many and will continue to grow as access to mobile apps and online ordering becomes the norm. Traditional packaging for delivery commonly features a combination of paper bags and single-use plastic bags. They serve a purpose, transporting the food from point A to point B, but value for your brand and the customer is being left on the table.
Below, we will explore 4 reasons why restaurants should invest in customized insulated tote bags as the successor to traditional food delivery packaging options.