Posts Tagged ‘Reusable Shopping Bags’

An Expert’s Guide On Why Should We Choose Reusable Bags

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In recent years people have become profound about protecting the environment; it’s every individual’s duty as so many factors are responsible for polluting our air, water, and surroundings. It could be better if we try reducing even minor effects of pollution on the earth. But how? An expert shares some meaningful tips for helping us…

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Retailers push reusable bags to save money, environment

When Katrina Gamble goes grocery shopping, she brings her list and her bags — a pair of sturdy canvas bags she bought a few months ago for $4.99 at her local grocery store. “It works just as well,” said Gamble, 30, a political science professor at Brown University, adding, “It’s better for the environment.” A…

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Lululemon and Reusable Bag Branding

By David Lawson,Icegreen Inc.   Are you branding as well as Lululemon, the Vancouver-based maker of trendy yoga and running wear? Theirs is a great example of how smart for the environment can definitely mean smart for business too. You’d have to be pretty far removed from any media or pop culture references not to…

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Microbeads are a sign of our plastic consumer madness

  How much are whiter teeth and smoother skin worth to you? Are they worth the water and fish in the Great Lakes? The cormorants that nest along the shore? The coral reefs that provide refuge and habitat for so much ocean life? Are they worth the oceans that give us half the oxygen we…

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Shopping Bag Trends from Top Global Retailers & Clever Designers

By evad // October 14, 20106 comments See link for photos of below descriptions: http://www.colourlovers.com/business/blog/2010/10/14/shopping-bag-trends-from-top-global-retailers-clever-designers Now that we’re all familiar with The Most Powerful Colors in the World it comes as no suprise that the top 10 global retailers all follow those same color trends. All except for one, that it is (way to go…

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September 15, 2013 12:00 am • By Jill Cataldo CTW Features Smart Living Tip: As attractive as “beating or cheating” the system may seem, it’s never advisable to do something fraudulent in the name of saving or making money. While we seem to hear more fraud stories on the consumer side versus the retailer side,…

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Will you still use reusable bags if the plastic bag fee is cut?

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford said last month that the five cent fee for single-use plastic bags in the city could be gone by the end of the year. The five cent fee was initially implemented to persuade shoppers to make the switch to more environmentally friendly reusable bags. The bylaw has been in place since…

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Reusable Bags Are Cool Again

Confidence in reusable bags was shaken slightly last year, when a couple of studies conducted on reusable bags found that some contain nasty bacteria and even heavy metals such as lead. The first was conducted on behalf of the folks who make plastic bags and the other was conducted by the Center for Consumer Freedom,…

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More People Making Reusable Bags A Part Of Their Routine

Reusable bags are getting an increasingly favourable reception from more and more shoppers who are taking the time to keep them on hand for their shopping trips. A recent article in the Miami Herald reported that shoppers are making an effort to keep them in their cars for everyday grocery shopping, and most shoppers seem…

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Reusable Bags: For So Much More Than Your Everyday Grocery Shopping

When people think of reusable bags, they usually picture snappy reusable canvas or polypropylene bags with custom images or logos on the side, perfect for grocery shopping and other household uses. But there’s a lot more out there than just reusable shopping bags. Reusable bags can be used for transporting just about anything, including food…

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Toronto launches campaign to promote reusable shopping bags

Community leaders in Toronto believe a campaign to promote the use of reusable shopping bags in the main street will benefit the environment and business. The ‘Turn Toronto Green’ campaign launched yesterday in Toronto was a first shot over the bow of the town’s major supermarkets, and is the result of six months planning and…

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