All About Jute: An Important Natural Resource

Published On June 21, 2011
If you haven’t heard of jute, chances are you will very soon. It’s a fibre produced from the jute plant (Corchorus olitorius and Corchuris capsularis in Latin) which is becoming increasingly common in the production of items such as green bags , rope, sacks and much more. Jute is a biodegradable and compostable fibre which has been identified as a particularly important resource for those with environmental concerns. Since common materials such as plastics are non-biodegradable, taking centuries to break
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5 Super Effective Ways to Promote Your Business

Published On June 14, 2011
In the modern business environment it’s important to help your company stand out from the rest by promoting yourself in the best way possible. While you’ll always need to provide a quality product and service to back it up, using a few tried and true promotional techniques can go a long way to giving your business the exposure it needs. In this article, we’ll look at a few of our favourite ways to promote a business, from embracing social media
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How to Get The Most From Your Company Logo

Published On June 7, 2011
A company logo is a very important marketing tool. It is one of the best ways your business can connect with potential customers. Designed well and displayed appropriately, a logo can build and reinforce customer recognition. Used poorly it can leave your business languishing in obscurity or even convey a negative impression. Our guide explains how to make the most of this simple but critically important device so that your business get the greatest benefit possible. Consistency When designing and
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4 Great Ideas For a Green Business

Published On May 31, 2011
It is time to stop thinking of going green as a gimmick. Business has a very important role to play in protecting the future of our planet, but there are other reasons why taking an environmentally friendly approach is a good idea. Contrary to many misconceptions, going green can actually save you money and it is also really good PR, so there are business reasons as well as ethical ones for your company to get on board. We have put
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4 Ways to Run a More Responsible Business

Published On May 17, 2011
The primary purpose of any business is to make a profit, but there is nothing to say that it has to be the only objective. It is perfectly possible, and indeed admirable, for a business to operate successfully while adhering to principles of social responsibility. From encouraging environmentally friendly behaviour by distributing reusable promotional bags to making contributions to local community causes, there are many ways that your company can make a positive difference. The business will benefit too from
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5 Marketing Tips For Your Small Business

Published On May 3, 2011
To be successful in business, a good product or service alone is not enough. You need to be able to get your message out to the public, so that it is your business that they turn to first. Huge multinational corporations spend fortunes on celebrity endorsements and television advertising campaigns. As a small business, it is unlikely that you have the kind of budget required for this kind of approach. Fortunately there are plenty other ways to get your business
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The Value of Promotional Bags for Marketing Your Business

Published On April 19, 2011
Promotional bags are gaining a well-earned reputation for being one of the best ways of getting your company name, logo and message in front of a vast audience of people. Reusable bags, also known as ‘green bags’, make effective and highly appropriate promotional bags that can be incredibly significant in increasing awareness and exposure of your business. If considering the manufacture and use of promotional bags for your business, consider this: not only will awareness of your business increase for
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Ten Benefits of Green Bags

Published On April 5, 2011
Most of us know that we should say no to paper and plastic and always use green bags. There is ever-increasing awareness of the environmentally harmful effects of paper and plastic bag production and disposal and a seemingly endless number of good reasons to use reusable green bags. It is simple and inexpensive to use green bags and when you consider that so many take the form of promotional bags offered by businesses seeking to market themselves, having to purchase
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Five Strategies for Putting an End to the Use of Plastic Bags

Published On March 22, 2011
Plastic bags have been part of our lives since 1957 and have served many uses – packing and carrying items, as garbage bags and for food storage – to name just a few. While they have in many ways made our lives easier, plastic bags have an incredible and alarming environmental impact. Reusable green bags circumvent the problems that arise in the production and disposal of plastic and are now widely available. With reusable varieties of promotional bags now so
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Paper, Plastic or Green Bags?

Published On March 8, 2011
When given the option of paper or plastic bags, most of us think we are doing the ‘environmentally best’ thing by opting for paper. While there are some sound arguments used to explain why paper bags are preferable to their plastic counterparts, the fact remains that neither is as eco-friendly as reusable or green bags. Today green bags are often used as promotional bags and, when used to increase exposure and awareness of a business, they offer excellent value for
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5 Recycling Myths Busted

Published On February 14, 2011
Many of us make certain presumptions when it comes to recycling products and items in our home. Recycling is a very large term in meaning and by definition and we can often get caught up with our recycling success just because we are re-using recycled items or 'green bags' to do our shopping  when we could be doing a lot more. We may be creating more damage in other areas despite our claims and conscience. Sometimes we may not be
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Plastic Bags Are Free – Myth Busted

Published On January 31, 2011
Some of us recycle them and also use recycled bags even referring to them as environmentally friendly green bags. Many of us still use them around our home because they were given to us at no charge for years. So you think that plastic bags were or are still free? Read this article and you will know how much they are really costing you. Costing you at the supermarket. Plastic bags recycled or not cost US retailers 1 billion dollars
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Fighting Against the Use of Plastic Bags – An Ongoing Battle!

Published On January 17, 2011
Many supermarkets have stopped giving out free plastic bags or give you a recycled one at charge. Some countries have enforced levies on the use of them. Most of us use them again at least once at home. The reality is that this is only the tip of the iceberg. There is much more to be done. Spend one day and look around how many plastic promotional bags or other shopping bags you can see in one trip to the
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