West Australia Set to Join Australia’s Existing Plastic Bag Bans

West Australia Set to Join Australia’s Existing Plastic Bag Bans

Support for plastic bag bans has been strong throughout Australia for many years. A recent push is set to implement bans almost across the entire country, save for one province. West Australia is about the join the plastic bag ban movement in a short 6 months. Read on to learn more about the bag ban movement in Australia, and particularly West Australia’s upcoming ban.

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Montreal Bag Ban…Here Is What Your Business Needs to Know

Montreal Bag Ban…Here Is What Your Business Needs to Know

Disposable plastic bags are officially banned in Montreal. Several other Canadian cities have implemented plastic bag bans, but Montreal is the first major city in Canada to enact such a law. A bag ban is a major accomplishment for the city and the environment. Like anything the ban will take some getting used to for both residents and businesses.

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3 Ways Trade Show Bags Show Their Value

3 Ways Trade Show Bags Show Their Value

Trade show bags are a great value and allow your brand to get the most from your marketing budget. Reusable bags deliver such a great value by being effective promotional products and your customers and prospects will be excited to get their hands on yours. The more your custom reusable bags are used, the more exposure and awareness they will create for your brand. Here are three ways trade show bags show their value.

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Will New York Be The Next State to Implement a Plastic Bag Ban?

Will New York Be The Next State to Implement a Plastic Bag Ban?

Plastic bag bans are becoming more common, and New York may be the next state to implement a ban of their own. New York State will likely pass a law regulating single-use plastic bags in the near future. A task force established by Governor Andrew Cuomo, regarding how to handle the influx of disposable plastic bags and the resulting litter, is poised to make a recommendation by the end of the year.

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Ditching Grocery Delivery Packaging for Reusable Bags

Ditching Grocery Delivery Packaging for Reusable Bags

With the ongoing rise of interconnectivity in our world and a seemingly never ending to-do list, the convenience of technology is trickling into life’s routines. Take grocery shopping for example, which is something that has always been a weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly task that demanded your physical presence. The foot traffic in supermarkets across the world was consistent because that’s just the way things were.

While grocery shopping has been slower to adapt to technological advancements, it’s starting to gain more traction.

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Update On Plastic Bag Ban in North Carolina’s Outer Banks

Update On Plastic Bag Ban in North Carolina’s Outer Banks

As plastic bag bans gain momentum in the United States, North Carolina lawmakers recently overturned a long standing plastic bag ban in the Outer Banks. Governor Roy Cooper’s veto of an environmental bill was overturned by the General Assembly. After an eight year hiatus, disposable plastic bags will be allowed again in shops throughout the Outer Banks.

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Kenya Cracks Down on Plastic Pollution with Extreme Penalties

Kenya Cracks Down on Plastic Pollution with Extreme Penalties

To address the plastic pollution problem in Kenya, disposable plastic bag bans have been considered twice before. The amount of trash is so significant, that Kenyan officials have tried to pass plastic bag bans and encourage the use of reusable bags for years. Previous Kenya plastic bag ban efforts have not worked and the problem has grown. This past August, Kenya passed what is their third attempt at a disposable plastic bag ban. The latest ban imposes strict penalties upon anyone caught violating the law.

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Plastic Bag Ban in Chile…What Your Business Needs to Know

Plastic Bag Ban in Chile…What Your Business Needs to Know

In support of reusable bags and in a stand against plastic pollution, Chilean President Michele Bachelet announced big news last week at the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. Over the next 12 months, Chile plans to ban disposable plastic bags from all coastal cities in Chile. This is the first country in North or South America to issue such a ban and more are sure to follow.

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What Reusable Bag Material Is Right for Your Brand?

What Reusable Bag Material Is Right for Your Brand?

There are a multitude of material options you can choose from when customizing reusable bags. These materials are all eco-friendly and come standard with a handful of unique qualities. When customizing your bags, it’s critical to identify the right material for your brand, marketing initiative, and the demographic you will be targeting. Usually, these three avenues intersect and the correct material becomes apparent.

In an effort to answer the question of which reusable bag material is right for your brand, we will explore three unique groups of people that are common reusable bag users and have something to gain when the proper selection is made.

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