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Bread Bags Keep Lunch Safe and Delicious

Bread bags are important, we know this. Keeping bread in a plastic, sealed bag keeps it fresher for a longer period of time. If it weren’t for bread bags, that loaf of bread you buy to last you all week would be hard as a rock in just a day or two. We buy a […]

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Poly Bags Are Part of the Economy

Did you ever stop to think how poly bags are part of the economic spectrum? Neither did I. But it seems like we should probably be thinking about it. All retail stores, not to mention other businesses, use bags in order for people to carry their products. The type of bags may vary from wicketed […]

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Plastic Bag-Based Tips for Home and Garden Care

We talk a lot on this blog about why you should hold onto your plastic bags — the reasons are virtually limitless. This week we’re going to discuss how you can use them when sprucing up your house and/or garden. In the Garden: Obviously if you’re taking the time to grow fruits and veggies in […]

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Give Your Valentine Plastic Bag Roses

Happy Valentine’s Day! Today we’re going to teach you how to make roses out of plastic bags — neat, huh? Okay, first off, gather your supplies. You’ll need plastic bags, of course, in the prettiest colors you can find; green string, the stiffer the better; scissors; a sewing needle; and something pointy, like a knitting […]

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Plastic Bags Can Be Powerful Marketing Tools

Too many shops give their customers blank and black or white plastic bags. Sure, it saves money, but they’re just so… boring. You’re basically saying, “Nothing at all went into designing and creating these bags, so go ahead — pick up your dog’s poo and be done with it.” But, if you give people brightly […]

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Why Should You Buy Your Plastic Bags From Excellent Poly?

Before spending your money on anything — electronics, homewares, clothing, etc. — you should know about the company you’re paying. We at Excellent Poly live by this idea, so we’re going to tell you a little about ourselves. Excellent Poly has been in business since 1959, and over the years we’ve been dedicated to providing our […]

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How To Fuse Plastic Bags

We all agree it’s important to take care of the environment, and recycling is one of the easiest ways to do just that. So make sure you recycle your plastic bags! Etsy.com creates DIY tutorials, one of which describes how to make fabric out of plastic bags. Take a look at the video below. (We’ve […]

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Ireland’s Got It Out for Plastic Bags

Of all the crackdowns there have been on plastic bag use, Ireland’s might just be the harshest. Environment Minister John Gormley has proposed a three-fold increase in the plastic bag tax in an effort to reduce the use of the bags, which currently cost 22¢ each. The plastic bag tax was introduced in March 2002 and […]

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Plastic Bag News From Around the World

All over the world the debate is raging on: Plastic bags or …not plastic bags? As we discussed last week, Italy started the new year with a ban on polyethylene bags, and dozens of cities in California have also banned plastic bags or placed a fee per bag. Conversely, the mayor of Toronto is considering […]

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Italy Bans Polyethylene Bags

What a way to start off the New Year. Starting January 1, Italy will ban the use of polyethylene plastic bags by retailers. According to Italian critics, “polyethylene bags use too much oil to produce, take too long to break down, clog drains and easily spread to become eyesores and environmental hazards.” Italians use approximately 20 […]

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