5 Ways to Keep Your Reusable Grocery Bags Clean

5 Ways to Keep Your Reusable Grocery Bags Clean

Reusable grocery bags are good for the planet and your business. These well-constructed bags are made from recycled or sustainable materials and they reduce the need and use of disposable plastic bags. When customized with your branding information, reusable grocery bags also make excellent marketing tools that get the word out about your company. Reusable grocery bags require maintenance to keep them clean and in good, usable condition.

Read More

How Lila The Dog Is Cleaning Up Our Oceans

How Lila The Dog Is Cleaning Up Our Oceans

Just as we are preparing for a possible hit of Hurricane Irma, we find out that one of our South Florida furry, four-legged neighbors is helping us in our quest to rid the oceans of plastic trash and help people use eco-friendly tote bags.

Lila, previously known as the Lobster Diving Dog, has taken on a new challenge and is now diving for plastic. It is all part of her owner, Alex Schulze’s 4 Ocean project, and we could not be more excited to share efforts that bring awareness to plastic and in turn, promote the use of eco-friendly tote bags.

Read More

What Are Recyclable Bags?

What Are Recyclable Bags?

It can be tough to find an answer when you Google “what are recyclable bags,” but when creating custom reusable shopping bags for marketing and retail use, it is an important question to answer. Reusable bags are a great promotional marketing tool because they are eco-friendly and will last for many years of marketing. Still, once the bag has lived its usefulness, you want to be sure that the bag you created can be easily tossed into the recycling bin and not the landfill. Here are easy to remember tips when choosing your promotional bags.

Read More

6 Tips to Increase Sales with Customer Service

6 Tips to Increase Sales with Customer Service

For over 20 years we have been selling custom reusable bags for retail and marketing use. Not once in all those years have we ever stopped believing in the value of customer service. Just like you, we know how important it is to keep our current customers happy and impress our newest clients. Our Operations Manager, Beth, is one of the best in the business because she knows what customers want and she delivers.

Her motto that has spread throughout our company is, “Under promise, over deliver,” and we live it each day. Many times Beth will be on the phone to our manufacturing facility in China at 3 am just to ensure we deliver on our promises. I asked Beth to offer up her best tips to increase sales with customer service.

Read More

Latest News on Minneapolis Plastic Bag Ordinance

Latest News on Minneapolis Plastic Bag Ordinance

Multiple efforts to legally reduce the use of disposable plastic bags in Minneapolis have fallen short. This past week the City Council declined to vote on a proposal that would have levied a 5-cent fee on bags handed out at the checkout. This comes after an approved plastic bag ban was overturned by the governor. For now there are no laws regulating disposable plastic bags in Minneapolis. Our hope remains that Minneapolis retailers and businesses will still offer custom reusable shopping bags.

Read More

Will Minneapolis Plastic Bag Fee Become Reality?

Will Minneapolis Plastic Bag Fee Become Reality?

On August 18 the Minneapolis City Council will vote on whether stores should impose a 5-cent fee on single-use bags handed out at stores. A council committee unanimously approved an ordinance on Monday, August 7 that would levy a fee on all bags handed out a local retailers. The ordinance specifically lists plastic, paper, compostable and reusable bags. This is not the first time the city has attempted to reduce waste and litter with a law regulating shopping bags.

Read More

3 Core Benefits of Using Grocery Tote Bags

3 Core Benefits of Using Grocery Tote Bags

What sets grocery tote bags apart is that they are always capable of bringing more value to those who have invested in them. Promoting your brand with these products allows users to get their hands on a sustainable shopping option that simultaneously carries your branded message, but there are benefits that go even deeper than that.

We will explore three of these benefits and detail how they apply to your customers and company alike.

Read More

Create Trade Show Marketing Buzz with Our Newest Eco-Life Insulated Tote

Create Trade Show Marketing Buzz with Our Newest Eco-Life Insulated Tote

Trade show marketing can increase the reach of your brand and reinforce your marketing message with customers and prospects. Consumer research shows that people love promotional products and reusable bags. This is partly because reusable bags are useful during a trade show but tote bags will continue to be useful and effective marketing tools long after the trade show is over.

Our brand new Eco-Life insulated tote bags fill a consumer need and will effectively spread your branding message. Reusable cooler bags make excellent trade show promotional products. These bags are not your run of the mill trade show bag and people will be drawn to your booth to get one. In fact, we are using the exact bag to hand out at The PMA Fresh Summit for our trade show marketing.

Read More