Paper bags – what could be simpler? And yet, there is a lot to know when buying or selling them. Basic terminology, proper measurement, and choosing the right type and size of bag are all key to success when it comes to placing an order. In our ongoing effort to be your source for great products and service, our goal is to help educate our distributors and their customers on all aspects of paper bags. We’ve done many blog posts on these topics to help provide guidance – and this one puts all the basics in one place.

Basic Bag Facts:

Basics of Ink & Printing:

Bag Types & Usage

Recycled Content & Terminology

Biodegradable, Compostable, Recyclable – What’s the Difference?


If you’ve got a question we haven’t answered here, please call our customer service team at (920) 437-6400 or via email. They’ll be happy to point you in the right direction. Your question may even inspire our next educational post!