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What Plastic Bag Bans Means for Businesses

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California, New York, and Hawaii – what do these states all have in common? All three have a ban on plastic bags. In addition to those, some US cities – such as Boston, Chicago, and Washington, DC – have also put a ban on plastic bags. To say “plastic bag ban” is a bit of Read the full article…

Easy Eco-Friendly Swap-Outs

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What stops so many businesses from going green? Quite simply, it can be overwhelming. We’ve spoken with so many restaurant and café owners who say that making the switch to eco-friendly packaging can be a daunting task, and they often times don’t know where to start. They have this notion that if one piece of Read the full article…

Demystifying Plastics

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There’s a famous scene from the 1967 movie, The Graduate in which the young lead, Benjamin played by Dustin Hoffman is enlightened by his father’s friend, Mr. McGuire: “I just want to say one word to you. Just one word.” “Are you listening?” “Plastics.” “There’s a great future in plastics. Think about it. Will you Read the full article…

What is Vector Artwork? And Why is it Important?

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We work with a variety of talented and bright business owners and entrepreneurs. There’s no doubt that they’re rock stars at what they do. But they can’t be expected to know everything, right? That’s why we frequently run into customers who struggle to understand what we mean when we say we need “vector artwork” in Read the full article…

Make Mother’s Day a Success

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Mother’s Day is around the corner. First of all, don’t panic. There’s still time to pick up the perfect gift for Mom. Second, start preparing for hordes of Mother’s Day brunch-goers to flood restaurants and cafes. Don’t be caught that Sunday understocked or with the wrong type of bags or boxes for your customers. Come Read the full article…

The Cheesiest Way to Celebrate April 12th

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Whether you’re a grilled cheese purist, or you prefer to fill your hot sandwich with far-out ingredients, this upcoming food holiday is a day for everyone. National Grilled Cheese Day is on April 12 and we’ve found the best places to celebrate, recipes to try, and of course, we’ve got the ideal way to present Read the full article…

Small Price, Small Detail, Big Results

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Sometimes it’s the smallest details that can make the biggest impact, especially when it comes to packaging. Over the years, we’ve learned that there are several go-to gems that our customers use over and over. These are items that have a small price tag but drive the perceived value of a retail package way, way Read the full article…

Unboxing: Creating a Great Customer Experience

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If you’re a business owner, chances are you’ve noticed a boom in online sales recently. E-commerce has seen exponential growth, and it shows no signs of slowing down. According to estimates from Internet Retailer, consumers spent over $500 billion dollars in 2018 alone. And that’s about 15% more than what they spent in 2017. What Read the full article…

What You Need to Know about Plastic Straws

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Recently we’ve seen a big shift in the way drinks are served. It’s the straws that are changing. There’s a cultural shift happening that’s leaving plastic straws in the dust in favor of compostable straws. Take a look at Walt Disney locations, which plan to no longer have plastic straws or stirrers by the middle Read the full article…

Going Green for St. Patrick’s Day

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With St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, we’re seeing a huge influx in the need for festive, green packaging. We rounded up some of our most popular emerald sellers along with some of the very best eco-friendly items. Because being green can be more than just one thing!   Planet+ Double Wall Coffee Cups Read the full article…

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