Paper bags are a versatile product that many clothing retail stores
and business distributing other products are starting to adopt as a matter of
course; however they do have one fundamental flaw, they are far from
waterproof. Whilst some paper bag providers are introducing hybrid bags, with
plastic casing and lining this somewhat detracts from the inherent
environmental benefit paper bags provide. Here is our guide on how to keep your
paper bags dry when using them during your shopping trips.
- Try and use one paper bag for your whole trip, and make it
a strong one
embarking on a shopping trip whether abroad or at home, it is a good decision
both for you and the environment to try and keep a limit on the amount of paper
bags you use from stores. Large stores like Primark and H&M now offer
paper bags along with their goods.
you say yes to every paper bag offer at every store, soon you will be inundated
with countless paper bags. Keeping these all dry will be an extremely hard job.
If you get one large paper bag when shopping you will find it easier to keep
your new purchases dry.
- Make routine trips
back to the car to drop off your paper bags
second tip is to make sure that you take some routine trips back to the car or
hotel room to offload the new purchases this will make it easier to stick to
one paper bag and also give you the chance to regroup before you venture out
can be extremely unpredictable at times, and keeping an umbrella to hand will
stop you from getting caught out in the rain. This will help to keep both you
and your paper bag dry. Try and find a larger one that is good quality. The
investment will pay off in the long run.
- Place your paper bags in a warm dry area to make sure they
retain their strength
you plan on reusing your paper bag in the future, keeping it in good condition
will increase the usable life of the product. If your paper bag does get wet,
after you are done using it spread it out and leave it in a warm and dry
environment. If you need your paper bag urgently, a hairdryer could be used to
speed up the process. Providing your paper bag has been manufactured well, it
will be ready to use again in no time.