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Re-use your zipper bags

Here are some great ideas from The Secret Yumiverse   Re-use your zipper bags Proficient Packaging is located in Cape Town, South Africa. We supply flexible packaging in various shapes and forms, but specialize in many forms of re-closable and re-sealable bags and pouches. We believe we have a great service ethic and the ability to be diverse, flexible and proactive. With our “hands-on approach” we pride ourselves in being able to meet and exceed our customer’s requirements. Small, Smart, Sharp! Read More...

How to save a wet phone using a zipper bag

Did you know you can save a wet phone using a zipper bag?  You can!  Sharon Profis of CNET shows us the secret to saving a wet phone or tablet...........  I hope you find this useful! For the original article and to watch an instructional video, follow the link provided above. ______________________________ "Most of the old wives' tales about saving wet phones just don't work. The bag of rice, a sunny window sill, a hair dryer, and the horrid oven method will quickly Read More...

Unusual uses for zipper bags

Here are some more uses of zipper bags that you might not have thought of. ____________________________ Source - CNET Keep your device safe while cooking - If you are reading a recipe off your phone or tablet, protect if from kitchen spills and drips by putting is safely into a zipper bag. Keep your device clean - If you are at the park or at the beach, protect your mobile device from sand and dirt. Keep dry at the pool - Sitting by the Read More...

Zipper Bags in Space!

Here is an interesting article regarding the use of Bitran Bags (Zipper bags) on the international space station. Enjoy the read! The source of the article is Com-Pac - follow the link to read the original article ______________________ COM-PAC INTERNATIONAL, INC. SENDING BITRAN BAGS TO INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION September 15, 2017 "August 16, 2017, Carbondale, IL – Com-Pac International, Inc. was notified this week that NASA will be utilizing their BITRAN® brand of leakproof specimen bags in a research project aboard the International Space Read More...

Is Food Packaging Sustainable?

Here is a good article from a few years ago looking at the problem of excessive food packaging. We at Proficient Packaging agree that plastic packaging needs to be as reusable as possible - see our range of zipper and ziploc bags. ____________________________________ Is Food Packaging Sustainable? A Look at All This Plastic By - Jonathon Engels - One Green Planet "Food packaging has simply gotten out of hand, or — and far worse — it’s constantly in our hands. It’s hard to buy Read More...

The Future of Single Use Plastics

Here is something interesting on single use plastics.  Please guys, use and reuse the Zipper bag - a much better option for packaging and storage. Let's find out first what is single use plastic - this is from Plastic Free Challenge "WHAT IS SINGLE-USE PLASTIC AND WHY IS IT A PROBLEM? Single-use plastics, or disposable plastics, are used only once before they are thrown away or recycled. These items are things like plastic bags, straws, coffee stirrers, soda and water bottles and most Read More...

Growing Seeds in a Zipper Bag!

This is a great thing to do with your kids but also a great way to start seedlings growing before planting out....... Here's a quick How To from Science & Plants For Schools   "Materials Needed a few seeds paper towel [school ones are ideal] stapler plastic bag [the A4 sized kind which seals at the top works best] ruler water label   Instructions First, label bag with child’s name, date and seed name. Next, fold a paper towel so that it just fits Read More...

Are Zipper Bags Good For Keeping Water Out?

Can Zipper Bags For Cars Keep Flood Waters Out? According to the Insurance Council of Texas, nearly 300,000 vehicles were affected during Hurricane Harvey. But a relatively new product on the market promises to protect your car the next time it floods. Stephen Parven's Toyota Avalon Hybrid technically flooded during Harvey, but lived to drive another day. Nearly five feet of water filled his garage in Meyerland. But he used something called E.V.P., otherwise known as Extreme Vehicle Protection to prevent his car Read More...