About Brown bag, green globe

What really makes brown bags sustainable?

For starters, a bag has to work. Sustained usage, that's the reason brown paper bags were created in the first place - convenient to store, easy to ship, practical to use. Over the years, the design and structure of brown bags has been scientifically improved to meet very specific needs for transporting goods from the store to your customer's homes.

It is strong, versatile, reliable and economical.

The second part of being sustainable is the environment. We know that one of your biggest concerns about paper bags is the use of trees. You may ask "Won't we save trees if we use some other type of bag?" The answer is not as simple as you might think. Paper bags are made from trees, but using those trees to make bags and other paper products actually helps to save our U.S. forests.

Brown bag, green globe offers up answers to your questions about sustainability head on and gives you the information you need to make smart choices for your packaging.