Bags for Life – Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have any questions about any of our bags for life products? With many businesses looking to make a contribution to becoming more eco-friendly, reusable shopping bags have becoming increasingly popular over the last decade.

If you’re not sure which of our bags for life products are best suited to your business needs then our bags for life faqs should be to address your concerns. For example, if you are unsure what dimensions your cotton shopper bags need to be or what is required to create your own custom print bags for life, Elliott Packaging are here to assist all new and existing customers.

Please read through our bags for life faqs which will hopefully address and answer your questions. If you have any further questions or require any further information our bags for life faqs do not cover, simply submit an enquiry or speak to our sales team using the online chat facilities.

So you’re thinking of purchasing our bags for life products? From beginners to returning customers, we will typically work with you to obtain the following information so we can provide a more accurate price on our bags for life products which include;

You’re chosen style of bag for life
What size bag for life do you need?
Preferred material choice and thickness
Thickness of the material of the bag
Handle and/or Seals choice of your bag for life
Do you want to turn your order into a printed bag for life? Single or double sided print?
Number of colours required to print you’re custom bag for life
How many units are you looking for?

As specialists in eco friendly packaging, Elliott Packaging have a mission of wanting to manufacture packaging with environmental footprint in mind. We offer the following type of bags for life products, all of which have their own advantages;

Jute Tote Bags
Non Woven Bags
Polypropylene Woven Bags
Cotton Shopper Bags

Usually, this is varies based on what product you order. However, all our bags for life products orders start from a minimum of 100 units. Perfect for small independent businesses.

Our lead times do vary depending on how busy we are, but we tend deliver bags for life of lead times of 3-4 weeks. Subject to stock and artwork approval, we will aim to deliver all our eco friendly packaging products as quickly as possible.

Thinking of adding printing to your bags for life order? Elliott Packaging use printing plates to print on your bags.

We outsource our printing plates from trusted printing plate makers. You will need to purchase your printing plates with your first order. If your artwork is the same on future orders, you will not need to purchase these again and will speed up the process of returning printed mailing bags orders.

Sadly, this is not available.

The manufacturing process of custom carrier bags does not allow us to set up the machines to print just one plastic carrier bag. We can however send samples of our recent work. We can offer visual mock-ups online. As standard procedure, our plate makers send PDF printing proofs which show, colours sizes and positioning. These proofs need to be signed off before we proceed to make any mailing bags products

Elliott Packaging can also offer a ‘cromalin’ a cromalin is a print off of your PDF proof on film which will give you a very good vision of the finished product.

Thinking of changing your printing artwork? This is a common question when purchasing any of our bags for life products as retailers and businesses will often run a promotional offer or change marketing branding several times throughout the year.

If you want to change your artwork you will need new printing plates. If it’s a small change to the design such as an address, we may be able to change this using a ‘slug insert’.

This is a popular question asked by our customers when creating your own printed bag for life.

Pantone is a standardized colour matching system which uses a numbering system to identify colour shades. When you create your artwork, you will need to choose your pantone colours. Pantone colours can be found on the Pantone Website.

A process print is a print technique which uses 4 standard colours (CMYK) to create a full spectrum of colours. CMYK stands for cyan magenta yellow and black.

A spot colour is any colour which is generated using one ink with no shades.

Expert Knowledge…

We pride ourselves on our extensive product knowledge. Each member of the team has in depth knowledge about each and every product which helps us advise and help our customers effectively.

Customer Support

Can’t find what you need in our bags for life faqs? We always continue to support our customers with new, on going and old projects. We use our expert knowledge to help with the perfect packaging solution and design.

Elliott Packaging Team
Eco Friendly Packaging Products