Posts Tagged: plastic


Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Plastic Packaging for Restaurants

Say goodbye to flimsy plastic bags and Styrofoam food containers with these eco friendly restaurant packaging ideas.

Did you know that containers and packaging make up more than 23% of all waste in American landfills? If you’re considering this impact, try switching up your fast food packaging with eco friendly or sustainable packaging.

Here are six of …Continue Reading »

As the EU Proposes a Ban on Plastic Straws, Paper Mart Offers an Eco-Friendly Alternative

Paper straws offer a stylish, sustainable substitute for plastic straws, which may soon be banned in the EU and elsewhere.

 

On May 28, as Americans celebrated Memorial Day by sipping on lemonade and iced coffee, the European Union took a significant step toward eliminating plastic straws from the daily life of its citizens. In the interest …Continue Reading »

How to Reuse Your Packaging and Be Eco-Friendly with Crafts

Finding new ways to be eco-friendly is a challenge that all consumers face. Business owners and crafters are particularly unique when trying to tackle this obstacle, as they typically have an excess of materials. Whether it is leftovers from craft projects or waste from shipping items, it can be a struggle to know what to …Continue Reading »

5 of the Most Durable Materials for Outdoor Events

Whether you’re interested in giving your backyard a simple makeover or planning an extravagant garden wedding, you’ll need the right outdoor materials for decorating. The decor you choose will define the theme and create the atmosphere for your event, but you shouldn’t choose your decorations based on appearance alone. You’ll also have to consider weather …Continue Reading »

What is the Difference Between Polypropylene and Polyethylene?

When it comes to plastic packaging, there are two basic choices: polyethylene and polypropylene. Polyethylene bags are translucent plastic while polypropylene bags are completely clear. However, deciding which type of plastic packaging is right for your business involves more complex factors than basic aesthetics.

Polyethylene Bags

Polyethylene is a strong and flexible material that is resistant to …Continue Reading »