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Category Archives: Reusable Bag Tips

Custom Pouches: The Perfect Travel Accessory

Custom PouchesIt’s been a long time since we’ve been able to travel. COVID-19 was an unexpected event that none of us planned for, and luckily things seem to be slowly going back to normal. Many countries are opening up for tourists and travel again which we are so happy to see! With the itch to get back to traveling, you may realize you forgot all of your best travel tips and tricks. This is where custom pouches come in handy!

Travel doesn’t have to mean getting on a plane, it’s also as simple as your commute to work. When going overseas or into an office, custom pouches are some of the best accessories to stay organized. They’re perfect to throw in a tote bag for an easy way to organize your bag or to store in a travel bag to make sure your things don’t get thrown around or destroyed. We’re going to talk about 4 reasons why we love custom pouches and the many uses you can get out of each one. Continue reading

Insulated Grocery Bags and Tips for a Memorable Summer

Insulated Grocery BagSummer is coming and COVID is going! With the ease of CDC restrictions and the rise of warm weather, we are all ready to pack our bags and enjoy the sun. Spending a day at the beach, getting to experience farmer’s markets, and going to outdoor events are all things we have been wishing and waiting for since last year. With the anticipation of finally being able to do events, one of the most important things is making sure that you are prepared for the fun ahead!

Making sure you have a properly insulated grocery bag and other accessories with you can make (or break) your experience. With the hot sun gazing down on any activities you may have in store, it’s important to make sure the warm weather doesn’t end up hurting your time rather than helping it. Below are some tips on what to pack on your next outing to make sure you beat the heat! Continue reading

Reusable Wine Bags

What better way to effectively market your winery, liquor or specialty grocery store than with custom reusable wine bags! Make sure your customers carry their wine home or to friend and family gatherings in style. Wineries, of all businesses, understand the devastating impact pollution can have on the environment. Reusable wine bags can help reduce paper and plastic waste while promoting your brand and messaging. Continue reading

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Custom Lululemon Bags

Custom Lululemon Bags“You know those custom Lululemon bags? Can you do those for me?” This is probably one of the top questions we get asked—true story! Bulletin Bag’s answer has always been, “YES!!” Now, however, it’s even easier to get started on your own project with your own custom Lululemon style bag!

Once our clients find out the answer to their burning question about custom Lululemon bags, they get excited! But, there’s a lot about these bags that many people don’t realize. Here are five things you likely didn’t know about those custom Lululemon bags: Continue reading

Five Insulated Cooler Bag Hacks You’ll Love

Insulated Cooler Bag HacksWait! Put away your sweaters and pumpkin spice. Summer’s not over quite yet. Besides, even if it were, that’s ok! Our insulated cooler bags are ready to rock into fall…and beyond! Plus, they can do duty year-round as food delivery bags and insulated grocery bags. If you’re lucky enough to live in a mild climate all the time (sigh….), then you can definitely put these hacks to good use now!

That’s right. Those in the cooler know that if you store your cooler bag in a warm place, you’ll lose ice just to cool the actual cooler bag! Makes sense, right? So if you can plan ahead, throw some ice in there a few hours beforehand to cool the cooler. Continue reading

Custom Reusable Bags (and Bottles and Basics): Top 8 Signs of a Successful Project

In September, Promotional Products Association International completed a study of more than 1,000 consumers to provide insight into the behaviors of the recipients of the custom reusable bags, custom water bottles, and other promotional items that you buy from a company like us. Well, we hope it’s us. But we digress…

The study found a year-over-year increase of the overall advertising reach of promotional products (hint: It’s higher than any other form of advertising that provides daily exposure!). Five in 10 consumers polled stated they encounter promotional products “most of the time or at all times per day”. Need more insight into turning your custom reusable bags project into money well spent? Consider the top 8 reasons why the people surveyed hang onto promotional products: Continue reading

Collapsible Shopping Bags: 8 Times They Save the Day!

GEB1671-GroupCollapsible shopping bags are everywhere. They’re so convenient, and perfect for grab-n-go shopping trips. Clients love how compact they are. You can stash them virtually anywhere and they don’t take up much space. In municipalities that have plastic bag bans and fees, this style is especially popular amongst both men and women!

When considering a collapsible shopping bag for your next marketing promotion or fundraiser, make sure to evaluate the material options against your intended use. Nonwoven polypropylene collapsible shopping bags are very budget friendly, but won’t be as compact or durable as our Medium RuMe Bag (for example). Nylon and polyester bags are great for damp or wet items, while cotton folding bags can be more easily cleaned.

Don’t let the name of the style fool you—this type of bag is great for more than shopping. Need proof? Here are eight real-life instances in which collapsible shopping bags can save the day: Continue reading

Five Drawstring Backpack Promotions That Create Buzz

HIB3065_grDrawstring backpacks have been around for more than 20 years, believe it or not. They’re a promotional products staple, a classic that will never go out of style.

As warmer temps push winter out of memory, you’re sure to notice that drawstring backpacks are out in full force. Maybe it’s because winter layers don’t need to be stuffed into backpacks, maybe it’s because lightweight convenience is just what everyone needs this time of year. Maybe both are true!

In any event, there are countless ways to incorporate drawstring backpack promotions into your marketing mix—no matter what your organization represents. The imprint area on these bags is large, making it the perfect canvas for all sorts of artwork! Here are five ways to create a buzz and jumpstart your next promotion with drawstring backpacks:  Continue reading

Five Things to Know About Custom Tote Bags USA Made

custom tote bags usa madeCustom tote bags—USA made or otherwise—are an excellent way to take your organization’s branding or messaging to the next level. Some of our tote bags are USA made, but many are not. Whether your project dictates locally sourced bags, if you’re looking into reducing your carbon footprint, or if you just want to support American workers, USA made bags are a viable option for quality tote bags.

As you start the planning process for your custom tote bags, USA made bags can have some quirks that make them unlike our others. Here are five things to keep in mind as your project unfolds:  Continue reading

Five [Other] Uses for Custom Laminated Bags

Custom Laminated BagsWhether purchased in small quantities of 100, or fully customized and ordered by the thousands, custom laminated bags are popular items around here! The smooth, shiny feel of the material combines with bright logos and bold colors appeal to a wide range of marketers and retail stores alike (check out our client’s bag to the left!). Plus, since lamination is slick, it’s easier to clean that an uncoated bag made from the same material (simply wipe it down with a wet cloth or disinfectant spray).

Our custom laminated bags are made using woven polypropylene, nonwoven polypropylene, or recycled PET and come in many different sizes, colors, and materials. This is great for the purpose of making your logo pop for a reusable bag project, but what happens after you give the bag away? Likely, they are reused, perhaps as a grocery bag. After all, the laminated coating allows the rectangular bag to better maintain its shape, which enables easier packing at checkout.

But there are lots of other uses for custom laminated bags once you’re done using them. Here are our favorite five ways to repurpose them: Continue reading