Shopping Bag 2.0

Retailers reformat the plastic shopping bag into an eco-friendly solution

Implications - Manufacturers are redesigning the traditional plastic shopping bag into an eco-friendly packaging solution. More than merely being reusable, the latest iterations of the shopping bag include innovative materials, new forms and post-consumption uses. This shift signals not only a growing consumer guilt, but the ways that this guilt is propelling a move towards a less wasteful, perhaps even bag-less, society.
SCORE: 7.2
This Year and Warm Top 5 Examples: 15,461 Total Clicks Sep 14 - Jun 16
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Consumer Insight Topics: MarketingEcoPrintBranding
Transforming Recycled Shopping Bags - This H&M Packaging Concept Transforms into a Clothing Hanger
SCORE: 8.1
This Year and V. Hot 6,843 Clicks Pub: Feb 3, 16
Transforming Recycled Shopping Bags
This H&M Packaging Concept Transforms into a Clothing Hanger
Realized by St Louis-based graphic designer Jayvn Solomon, this unique sustainable packaging concept for H&M includes a recycled paper bag that transforms into a coat hangar. The innovative... [More]
Biodegradable Shopping Bags - These Eco-Friendly Bags Provide an Alternative to Plastic
SCORE: 7.4
This Year and V. Hot 4,838 Clicks Pub: Feb 5, 16
Biodegradable Shopping Bags
These Eco-Friendly Bags Provide an Alternative to Plastic
The Swedish brand ‘Uniforms for the Dedicated’ is now using biodegradable shopping bags that not only eliminate the need for plastic, but they also encourage consumers to donate unwanted... [More]
Shopping Bag Hangers - The 'Takeaway' Hanger Bag Provides a More Streamlined Solution for Retail
SCORE: 7.1
Hot 2,435 Clicks Pub: Dec 5, 15
Shopping Bag Hangers
The 'Takeaway' Hanger Bag Provides a More Streamlined Solution for Retail
There’s something of a disconnect in the retail world when it comes to merchandise being displayed, purchased, bagged and then carried home by the consumer, which is why the ‘Takeaway&#... [More]
Redesigned Carrier Bags - The Ikea Shopping Bag Gets an Updated Look for a Higher-End Feel
SCORE: 5.7
This Year and Mild 650 Clicks Pub: Jun 13, 16
Redesigned Carrier Bags
The Ikea Shopping Bag Gets an Updated Look for a Higher-End Feel
The iconic blue Ikea shopping bag has been redesigned, to the shock and dismay of hardcore fans around the world. Yet the reasoning behind it is quite logical. The bright color has often been... [More]
Upcycled Banner Bags - Emirates Turns an Old Advertisement into Eco Shopping Bags
SCORE: 4.8
Mild 695 Clicks Pub: Sep 8, 14
Upcycled Banner Bags
Emirates Turns an Old Advertisement into Eco Shopping Bags
When you see a large advertisement on the side of a building, you can bet that most of them do not end up being turned into eco shopping bags like these ones. After displaying a large poster... [More]
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