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Introducing New EcoPlus™ Paper Shopping Bags

Introducing New EcoPlus™ Paper Shopping Bags

It’s a new year and we have a big announcement about our in-stock paper shopping bags! Introducing…. EcoPlus™ paper shopping bags! Our new EcoPlus™ paper shopping bags are replacing both of our previous Standard and Economy paper shopping bag programs. For the past few years we have offered two paper shopping bag options to our customers: “Standard” bags and “Economy” bags. The Economy bags were a lighter weight bag at a lower price. We are replacing both of our previous bag options with our completely new,…

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Sustainable Holiday Gift Packaging for Retailers

Sustainable Holiday Gift Packaging for Retailers

Gift packaging is essential in creating special holiday moments for your customers. However, gift packaging also has a lot of potential to be wasteful. The best solution to this conundrum is to consciously choose more sustainable holiday packaging products and accessories. Studies show that nearly three-fourths of consumers are willing to pay more for sustainably packaged products. Consumers are steadily paving the way for a more eco-friendly future using their purchasing power, and retailers should be listening closely. As businesses…

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Six Common Recycling Mistakes You Might Be Making.

Six Common Recycling Mistakes You Might Be Making.

Recycling your packaging is a great way to reduce your environmental impact and help with resource conservation. But did you know that when recycling gets contaminated with non-recyclables it makes it extremely difficult or even impossible to properly sort the items? Sometimes entire batches of recyclables have to be dumped into the landfill due to contamination. Learning how to properly recycle your packaging and other household items can help streamline the process in recycling facilities which leads to better efficiency….

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Eco-Friendly Packaging for Food Takeout & Delivery

Eco-Friendly Packaging for Food Takeout & Delivery

Thanks to the rise of third party delivery services and improved technology, takeout food has become extremely popular in recent years. In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic drastically changed the restaurant industry and many restaurants had to promote takeout and delivery just to stay in business. One of the lesser talked about downsides to this increase in takeout and delivery is the increase in packaging waste it produces. When customers dine at a restaurant they are usually given their food on…

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Delivering Success: E-Commerce Trends for 2021

Delivering Success: E-Commerce Trends for 2021

E-commerce had a wild ride in 2020, when online retail suddenly became a necessity in the face of store closures and stay at home orders. Has there ever before been such a scramble for consumers to find toilet paper online because all of the store shelves were empty? The question we can ask now is, will the events of 2020 have an impact on the way we do e-commerce forever? In 2021 we will find out how the trends of…

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The History of the Paper Bag: From Invention to Utility

The History of the Paper Bag: From Invention to Utility

The paper bag is a simple invention; carefully constructed for the purpose of transporting items from one place to another. But where did the paper bag get its roots? How did it rise to popularity as a grocery bag, lunch bag, and retail shopping bag? Let’s find out! What did people use before the invention of paper bags? It seems they mostly used reusable and durable vessels like baskets, canvas bags, burlap bags, or woven bags. The first paper bags…

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Creative Ways to Decorate Your Holiday Gift Packaging

Creative Ways to Decorate Your Holiday Gift Packaging

Accessorizing your packaging is what creates a completely unique and memorable gift. There are endless ways to personalize your packaging with accessories like ribbon, bows, tissue paper, and many other crafting supplies. This holiday season, make your gift packaging stand out with some of these creative decorating ideas! Ribbons and Bows Ribbon is one of the easiest ways to make your gift packaging look beautiful. There are so many types of ribbon to choose from that the options are endless….

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Budget Holiday Packaging for 2020

Budget Holiday Packaging for 2020

Whether you are a small business that needs inexpensive packaging options for the holiday season, or an individual that has a lot of gifts to wrap, now is a great time to start planning your holiday packaging budget. Offering unique packaging to your customers during the holiday season can help build lasting customer relationships and increase positive reviews for your brand. Even better if that packaging is ready to be gifted so your customer doesn’t have to buy separate packaging….

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10 Creative Ways to Package Your Soap and Spa Products

10 Creative Ways to Package Your Soap and Spa Products

Small businesses selling soaps, spa products, and cosmetics have increased in popularity recently, especially due to Etsy. Packaging your soaps and spa products uniquely can help encourage your customers to leave positive reviews, tell their friends, and make repurchases. If you package your items in gift-ready packaging, it also eliminates the need for your customers to buy separate gift packaging. So if you sell bath bombs, soaps, scrubs, lotions or other pampering products, read on to find out the best…

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Eco-Friendly Packaging for E-Commerce: What You Need to Know

Eco-Friendly Packaging for E-Commerce: What You Need to Know

E-commerce packaging has become essential for many businesses as they change and adapt to consumer’s needs and wants. With the additional factor of COVID-19 causing a huge increase in the need for online retail, e-commerce is growing extremely fast this year. One of the biggest issues with e-commerce is the environmental impact of everything involved. While shipping and transportation have a prominent environmental impact, packaging seems to be the most controversial aspect of e-commerce practices. Large companies like Amazon have…

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