Reusable Shopping Bags are only as Good as they are Clean – Tips to Keep your Bags Sanitary, Safe, and Serviceable

December 29, 2012
So you’ve made the decision to switch from paper or plastic to reusable shopping bag – a wise choice! But benefits of eco-friendly reusable grocery bags aside, there is one aspect that requires a little additional work above and beyond what you would normally experience with traditional grocery bag options – having to keep your bags clean and safe. Unbeknownst to most people, harmful bacteria can quickly breed in unwashed bags, so it’s imperative to take necessary cleansing steps on a regular...
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Paper, Plastic, or Something Better? Why Reusable Shopping Bags are Becoming the Only Shopping Bag Selection

December 24, 2012
Paper or plastic? Such a basic question, such an easy answer – until now. If you haven’t ever pondered your response to one of life’s most familiar questions, the introduction of reusable grocery bags will cause you to deliberate just a bit more. Because generally – at the checkout line – don’t you usually just go with what sounds good at the time? Paper? Sure. Plastic? Why not. When it comes to the key factors that make up the pros and cons of each option, chances are you probably couldn’t...
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Keeping our Eco-friendly Reusable Bags Lead-free is Our Promise to You!

December 19, 2012

Reusable shopping bags are taking their rightful place as a solution to the growing trash problem in our country. The idea that we can use and discard plastic bags multiple times a day is no longer acceptable. The movement to end plastic bag use has picked up a lot of steam in California and other cities around the country. You’ll see custom grocery bags everywhere and notice the commitment on the part of consumers & store owners to think greener.

However, tackling the problem of excess...

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Going Green: How to Lead by Example and Be Part of the Solution

November 29, 2012

It’s hard to ignore how much daily habits can have a negative impact on the environment. From the gasoline burning in car engines to the plastic waste piling up from quick takeout lunches, regular conveniences begin to take on extremely negative associations.

Still, the movement to “go green” should never be about pointing fingers or causing consternation. This approach usually does more harm than good. Instead, we have the opportunity to lead by example every day – by carpooling, by using ...

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Banning Plastic Bags Across Country

October 19, 2012

With the movement of using reusable tote bags is picking up steam across California and the world, it seems like only a matter of time before the U.S. as a whole follows suit. Is there an argument in favor of keeping single-use plastic bags as a staple of everyday life? Considering the disastrous effects on the environment and the money wasted in city trash collection and recycling efforts for plastic bags, few arguments sound valid for continuing the use of plastic bags.

Los Angeles County’s...

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Building a Safer Tomorrow by Investing in Eco-Friendly Reusable Bags Today

October 08, 2012
With pollution damaging the environment and landfills overloaded with trash, every measure we can take on behalf of our planet should be considered. The plastic bag ban now in effect in several cities across California – and in the Pacific Northwest – is encouraging for numerous reasons. It is estimated that only 5% of all plastic bags circulating get recycled – a disturbing figure no matter how you look at it. With the trend in reusable shopping bags finally taking hold, it looks like the...
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Eco-Friendly Reusable Shopping Bags Will Spread the Word about Going Green!

September 26, 2012

While you can’t stop business to start a campaign for the environment, you can make a big statement about going green every day by getting custom reusable shopping bags. Single- use plastic shopping bags should have gone the way of the dinosaur years ago, but they continue to be a staple of grocery and convenience stores across the country. While some cities are headed toward their elimination, there is still a long way to go. One way to make your voice heard – and promote your business at...

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Reusable Shopping Bags Give Your Business More Consistent Exposure than Ever Before!

September 13, 2012

If you are concerned about your business’s carbon footprint, it is time to consider switching from disposable bags to custom reusable shopping bags. Single-use plastic and paper bags continue to be one of the biggest problems in the struggle to reduce waste in the twenty-first century. Turning to personalized reusable bags might be one of the best decisions you make for your business – while they are great for the environment, they also provide a tremendous amount of exposure for your...

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Holden Bags: The Safe & Eco-Friendly Reusable Grocery Bags

September 04, 2012

Is the reusable grocery bag you bought safe? Reports of lead content in the shopping bags used by large chain stores have sparked concern among many consumer affairs watchdogs. According to Canada’s CTV News (link: http://bc.ctvnews.ca/tests-find-lead-in-reusable-shopping-bags-in-b-c-1.575610), the bags sold by Whole Foods for reusable purposes have been shown to contain disturbing amounts of lead. The question is: Are the eco-friendly reusable grocery bags you’ve been selling actually safe...

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Reusable Shopping Bags: A Green Marketing Revolution

Reusable Shopping Bags: A Green Marketing Revolution

August 23, 2012

Did you know that roughly 100 billion plastic bags are used per year in the United States alone? And that around four billion of those bags end up as litter, blowing around city streets or neighborhood parks? It’s no secret that plastic bags are harmful to the environment, but it’s difficult to understand the full impact until you cast your eyes on the raw stats.

Luckily, an increasing number of shoppers are relying on a new solution to get their purchases from the checkout...

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