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 6/1/2018 8:21 am

Get Dad Grilling: The Best BBQ Gifts for Father’s Day

Get dad geared up for outdoor grilling this Father’s Day and reap the benefits all season long. Make sure dad has a solid grilling foundation and get him equipped with the basics or grab something extra special like a new spice rub and a cookbook to kick his skills up a notch. The one essential to include is a set of Urban Market Bags. Not only will dad be the most stylish shopper around, he’ll get major props for bringing enough bags to carry all his groceries and grilling supplies! 

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 4/19/2018 11:08 pm

Earth Day 2018: The End of Plastic Pollution

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”

—Margaret Mead



The Earth Day Network, the organization that leads Earth Day worldwide, has dedicated Earth Day 2018 to ending plastic pollution. Their campaign will work to support a global effort to eliminate single-use plastics like shopping bags, straws and water bottles—things that get trashed way too often. So, what can you do? We’re breaking down the top three ways to reduce your day-to-day plastic consumption plus offering some other ideas to help reduce your carbon footprint. Tell us how you plan to contribute this year!

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 4/10/2018 2:49 pm

What's in the Bag: Fresh Spring Produce

Put on your rainboots, pick up your Urban Market Bags and prepare for the bountiful spring produce that’s on it’s way. We can’t get enough of the vibrant colors and crisp textures that start to appear around this time. Berries, cherries and beets, oh my! Our bags are bursting with goodies and we have some great ideas for what to do with them and how to pick the best of the best.

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