Widespread Impact of Litter In 1998 scientists manning a robotic submersible found something very unexpected at almost 36,000 feet down in the Mariana Trench: a disposable plastic bag. What made this find so alarming is the remoteness of the location. Scientists who study the deepest parts of the world’s oceans have made similar finds. From […]
Research Determines If Bag Bans are Effective Plastic bag bans can be a divisive topic. Some people feel plastic bag bans are necessary to combat litter and the resulting environmental impact. Others argue plastic bag bans are unnecessary and increased awareness and recycling should be enough to address litter problems. Now science has an answer […]
Understanding How Disposable Products Impact Ecosystems Plastic bag bans are becoming more and more commonplace throughout the United States. Many cities, counties and even states are discussing passing such bans. Each municipality that passes a plastic bag ban has their own reasons. As a big part of their impetus to pass a ban, many cities cite the […]
Marketers Losing Faith In Facebook Marketers are starting to lose faith in what was once an incredible platform for advertisers and brands. Back in the good old days, you could expect to get the same amount of traffic to your website from posting content on Facebook as you could from Google. My how times have […]
Are Plastic Bag Bans Worth the Trouble? Plastic bag bans are gaining in popularity with cities, counties, states and even countries joining the movement. We have covered the two sides of the plastic bag ban debate before, and just last week we went over the positives to banning plastic bags. We decided to revisit whether […]
Do You See The Value of Plastic Bag Bans? Plastic bag bans can be a polarizing topic. Proponents claim they serve a purpose and do a lot of good, while opponents believe they are unnecessary and not worth the effort. We have written before about the pros and cons of banning plastic bags before. Let’s […]
Eco-Special on Eco-Friendly Bags Available for a Limited Time Only! Now through the end of the month, you can score a great deal on some of our staff’s favorite eco-friendly bags as part of our latest eco special! For a limited time, you can secure a low price per bag that would normally only be […]
For 10 years now, New York has struggled with efforts to pass bag fees or even plastic bag bans. Every time it seems like a fee is inevitable, there is a setback that erases the previous plans. While efforts have stalled in New York City, cities and counties throughout the rest of New York state have successfully passed plastic bag bans and fees. We have written about the pros and cons of banning plastic bags in the past. Keep reading to learn more about the plastic bag ban movement in New York state and check out our map of plastic bag bans to learn about the global movement.
For a limited time, we are running an eco-special on four of our staff’s favorite reusable bags. When you place a minimum order of 250 bags by March 31, 2018 you can secure EQP (end quantity pricing) on these great reusable bags. Learn more about the reusable bags our staff chose to include in this eco special and how to go about customizing your bags.
Plastic bag bans are spreading throughout the country, but the plastic bag ban movement may be over in South Carolina just as things were getting underway. The South Carolina House of Representatives voted in favor of a bill that would essentially ban plastic bag bans. If approved by the Senate, the bill would become law and cities and towns would be unable to pass bag bans going forward.