Brandable Plastic Bags With Logo Printing
A great way to promote a business is by putting your logo on a plastic shopping bag. When customers leave the store with purchased merchandise, they will be carrying a bag with your logo imprinted. It's a great way to promote your store. An even greater way to promote the same way is to promote your brand with a bio plastic bag.
What is Oxo-Biodegaradable Plastic?
Oxo-biodegradable plastics are made by blending a pro-degradent additive into the plastic during the extrusion process. Basically, the additive helps the molecular structure of plastic break down when the bags are exposed to sunlight or heat. Eventually, the plastic will be broken down to a state where the microorganisms can digest it. Then, the plastic will degrade until it is left in the form of carbon dioxide, water, and biomass.
Oxo-biodegradable plastic is often called "degradable" because the process does not require a biological process to degrade. Microorganisms will speed up the process, but they are not necessary for the plastic bags to degrade back to their natural state.
Why are these bags good for promotions?
There is no difference between the print quality, texture, or strength between regular plastic and oxo-bio plastic. The bags are easily printed with a process called flexography. The bags also carry well on the self. The expected shelf-life for these bags is a few years, depending on the amount of sunlight they are exposed to. Also, this plastic is recyclable, where other biodegradable plastics are not.
Basically, biodegradable bags are an insurance policy against litter. They work great as promotional tools. If a business is already putting merchandise in a plastic bag, it would benefit everyone to put the merchandise in a biodegradable plastic bag. It's good for the environment, it's good for promotion, which is good for business. People will respect a company that uses biodegradable plastic bags.