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ChicoBag Produce Bags: Product Review

GR-CHBPROD-AllSuzette is very excited that we are now offering ChicoBag produce bags!

After testing a multitude of options, the ChicoBag produce bags are by far the best quality we’ve seen. The main feature that makes the ChicoBag produce bags superior is the durability of the drawstring closure. The drawstring seam on other mesh produce bags we’ve tested started to come apart after a few uses. However, Suzette has been using her ChicoBag produce bags for 1-2 YEARS (with weekly use and regular washing), and they still look as good as new!

The smaller ChicoBag Mini Mesh Produce Bag can fit about 4-5 apples, a large handful of green beans, a bundle of broccoli, or other smaller items.

The larger ChicoBag Produce Stand (available now but not yet on our site) is perfect for larger items like bananas. Suzette likes to use this bag to group together ‘loose’ produce, like peppers, zucchini, cucumbers, apples in one larger bag. When checking out, she keeps the bag out for the end, removes the items so the cashier can ring them in separately, then puts them back inside the bag as they are finished.

There are other styles of ChicoBag produce bags, but we are currently only offering the styles that are mesh on one side and solid (rePETE) on the other side. We feel that the mesh is preferable to the solid since the cashier can easily see the contents of the bag, making it easier  at check out.

Almost every time Suzette uses these bags the cashiers and baggers compliment her on them and ask where she got them. While the trend hasn’t completely caught on with most mainstream consumers, we believe this product category will grow immensely in the coming years.

Once you’ve kicked the plastic bag habit at the check out line, you start to notice how many plastic bags you are still using in the produce department. Using high quality reusable produce bags can easily eliminate these single use plastic bags. With a little advanced planning you can quickly get in the habit of bringing your own produce bags to the store as well! As someone who is passionate about reducing plastic wherever possible, we think these produce bags are fantastic!

The City of Ventura: Folding Reusable Bag Case Study

Folding Reusable Bag vs plastic bag
Folding reusable bags are larger and more durable than single-use plastic bags.

We recently sat down with our long-time client at the City of Ventura to talk about reusable bag campaigns and learn more about the overwhelming success of theirs. The City has integrated reusable bags into its environmental sustainability programs and has given out more than 6,000 PET Folding Carry All bags in less than three years! How? Read our interview!

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Plastic Bag Bans Coming Your Way? New Folding Shopping Bags Worth Looking At

So you live in Los Angeles, where plastic bags are most likely going to be banned starting in 2014. What to do? Take advantage of the opportunity and choose a fabulous folding shopping bag to put your logo on! Here are two new Bulletin Bag [.com] options worth considering:

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Buying Bulk? Folding Reusable Bags A Popular Option

Our clients often come to us not quite sure of what bag they want to put their messaging on. We pride ourselves on truly listening to what matters to you—budget, colors, corporate identity, and more—and make thoughtful recommendations for bags that will work best for YOU.

cg_latitudes_pictureBulletin Bag [.com]’s current trending is pointing largely towards foldable reusable bags. People love the portability and ease of a bag that can be folded up or stuffed into a pouch. If your recipients love the bag, they’ll want to use it—which increases the number of times your message is seen! It’s a win-win-win!

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RuMe Folding Bags: Now at Bulletin Bag [.com]

Bulletin Bag is very excited to announce that we now carry RuMe folding bags! All of us here are in love with everything about these awesome bags–from the colors and patterns (more than 20 to choose from!), to the construction, you really can’t go wrong with selecting RuMe fold-up bags for your messaging vehicle.


So why are we so excited about this bag? The Medium RuMe bag features 11.5” handles, box-stitched sides and bottom, and water-resistant fabrics that hold 50 pounds. Oh, and they’re machine washable. Big bonus!

Folding Grocery Bags are Popular Customized Reusable Bags

Everywhere you look, towns, cities, and counties all over the country are considering bans or fees on plastic bag use. They already know the environmental effects of single-use plastic bags is staggering. In an economy where belt-tightening is not an option, they’re also starting to realize the financial burden of plastic bags.

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Plastic bag bans continue to create big opportunities for organizations to use customized reusable bags as a vehicle for getting their messages to the masses. Companies that use customized reusable shopping bags for giveaways, fundraisers, or resale have positioned themselves as leaders in an important environmental movement while creating a favorable impression of their brand. What’s more, every time the recipient of this inexpensive advertising tool uses it, other people see it too!

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Folding Grocery Bags: Bulletin Bag Staff Review

04d410be928ad0c044ae2ed380ab19a4For these reviews, we pick two of our Bulletin Bag reusable bags, have our staff members put them through the wringer, and comment on the outcomes here (and encourage our clients to do the same!). This week, we’ve chosen two inexpensive, nylon folding grocery bags: Slim Zip Grocery Bag and Clip and Go Shopper.

We love nylon fold up grocery bags because they are strong, durable, and easy to store. Often times, folding bags can be over a client’s budget, but these two bags are surprisingly affordable. Nylon folding bags should be hand washed in warm soapy water and hung to dry—both inside out and right side out–to ensure all the moisture is gone on the inside.

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Nonprofit Reusable Bag Giveaway Winner Announced!

cg_latitudes_pictureOur reusable bag contest ended on October 14. Nonprofit organizations and school groups posted on our Facebook wall the reasons why they needed 200 reusable bags. Using the power of social media, they then spread the word far and wide to get ‘likes’ for their post.

The winner of our first-ever giveaway is Alpha Phi Omega at San Jose State University, a coed community service-based organization. They plan to use the bags at a dinner to benefit Wild Care Bay Area.

We also had nine other wonderful organizations submit entries.

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