Starting an Eco Friendly Bags Business

If you want to start an eco friendly bag business, you will have to begin with a business plan. Going green is a great idea these days because it is important to save the environment.

You can maintain a business online and locally so that you can have a wider customer base.

Starting Your Own Eco Friendly Bags Manufacturing Business

Many people are ‘going green’ these days. Because of this trend, it can be a great idea to start an eco friendly bags business. If you are going to start this kind of business, you will need to put your creativity to work. There are many materials that you can use like vinyl records, old newspapers, sterling silver, glass, etc. You can create your own line of reusable bags. Your eco friendly bags can come in different designs and you can start in your very own home. If you opt for a home-based business, you will need advertising materials like flyers and business cards. Aside from that, you will also need a website, domain name, sewing machine, and some raw materials.

Carving the niche of the business can be hard at first but if your eco friendly bags are well-loved by your target market, you’re sure to succeed in this kind of business. Each bag should contain a logo or label of your business. You will need to pick a domain name that your customers can instantly recall. After the purchase, you can now find a web host. There are now eco-friendly web hosts that use renewable or alternative energy. You can use the internet to find potential web hosts.

The Eco Friendly Bags Business Website

Create a user-friendly website with a shopping cart. All your bags should have photos which need to be posted on the site complete with the details and pricing. With the shopping cart, your customers can easily shop for their needs. Aside from your website, you also need to focus on the marketing methods that you will use locally. You will also be catering to local customers so you need to display some items in your home office. Try to develop a product catalog for your clients so that you don’t need to take out all the bags when a customer trying to shop.

You may need to hire extra help to make sure that you have enough product inventories. Always think of new ways to make the bags look unique and new. With additional employees, you also need additional sewing machines. Compile all your designs so that you can easily innovate. If you want, you can also sell bags to eBay and other online stores aside from your business site. With proper advertising methods, you will be able to sell your eco friendly bags. Work out your business plan so that you will have a guide once you start managing the business.

31 Comments

  • vinutha said on October 4, 2012
    Hi...am from Bannerghatta road Bangalore. I saw you ad & am interested in starting the part time job of making the paper bags. Will you provide the training if not can you please suggest me some other people who gives the training to start the business? Please do send me the full details about the work. Regards, Vinutha
  • nandhini said on October 9, 2012
    hai, is is nandhini ,chennai. i need to start paper bag business. i need to know how much capital amount need to start this business
  • pasha said on October 12, 2012
    hi, basically i was engineer looking to start business at north bangalor i have my own 300 sq foot space. send how can i start business with regards, 9343749853, bangalore
  • Sanjay Pattanaik said on October 27, 2012
    I am aged 47 & would like to have a eco friendly bags business for rural market in Orissa, Will u be able to assist me on this. I have an industrial shed of 1000 sq ft. & Rs. 3 Lacs. Kindly mail me the details' Sanjay K Pattanaik Cell 99370 34021
  • Sachin said on November 2, 2012
    I am aged 35 & would like to have a eco friendly bags business to set up in Thane near mumbai, please assist me on this. Kindly mail me the details' Sachin Raut Cell 96199 31001
  • yatindra nath yadav said on November 27, 2012
    I am from up east region basically gorakhpur planning to starteco friendly bags and other relevant product manufacturing, please assist me doing so.
  • anand deshkar said on December 3, 2012
    I want to start any business from Nagpur India, from my office which is centrally located in the city. Request suggestions.
  • Mrs Mrunal Adkar said on December 12, 2012
    City Pune ;bibawewadi. I am interested to do business of eco friendly bags & coffee mugs plz guide me how to start business
  • Sirsha said on December 29, 2012
    HI i am sirisha ,from vizag ,want to start eco friendly bags business. Please can u tell me the materials to be used and how to prepare the bag. Can u give training on this. Please let me know the details.
  • sunita said on February 18, 2013
    hi its sunita patil here.. Eco friendly bag biz is very inetresting job i wanna get into this field pls let me no more about this biz.. Regards Sunita Patil
  • Sheri mohammed said on April 22, 2013
    Planning to start the business to cater to export markets . Want to learn the know how and the capital required for the business . Location preferred is cochin , Kerala , India . contact no. 09846757503
  • srikanth gandla said on April 24, 2013
    i want to start a new business in andhrapradesh, that should be help full to the environment so please give me help full guidance about eco friendly carry bag manufacturing process
  • seema aggarwal said on May 1, 2013
    hey, i am interested in business of eco friendly bags in haryana, punjab. kindly contact me....
  • rupesh patkar said on June 19, 2013
    hi, i am interested in eco friendly bag manufacture and other eco friendly product manufacturing business ,so pls. tell me for starting business capital, land area , how and which machine ,man power, and which selling market det. Add, after ready to product ,pls guide me how start business. pls replay my cell no -9930735164
  • karthik said on January 25, 2014
    I am karthik from coimbatore. I want to start a eco friendly bags. I am not a fluent in english sorry about my english. I have lot of time and 2500 sq feet room in my home i need ideas to start this. My mobile no is 98422 88010
  • sajan said on March 24, 2014
    It's a good for environment plizz tel me how to start business n best idea
  • VIJAI BHASKAR expert adviser said on May 1, 2014

    I can help anybody from Hyderabad set up ecofriendly bags made out of used felx film. I can help you in sourcing material and help you in stitching and show places to sell. you will have to necessarily have a eye for detail and manage workforce  and run the company.. please feel free to contact me :

    vijaibhaskar@gmail.com || Plastic Manufacturing Consultant

  • priya said on May 9, 2014
    hi i am from pune maharashtra. i want to start my own small business of paper bags and coffee mugs will u plz give me some details step by step..
  • Krishna Desai said on May 28, 2014
    Dear Sir, nice information you had given in your article. I am Krishna from Ahmedabad. I want to start small part time business. I found that paper bag industry had good opportunity to establish business with little investment. kindly provide me detail how to start business & raw material availability & costing.
  • Ramesh said on July 6, 2014
    hi i am from bangalore. i want to Do small Business like. PICK UP BAGS AND CANDLES. please give me idea
  • vimal said on July 9, 2014
    I want to start paper or non plastic carry bag small unit no idea in this field so give the idea starting cost and other details
  • vijayanand said on August 26, 2014
    I am from coiambatore. i have an idea to do business regarding eco friendly bags. so suggest me some ideas for the same.
  • kumudha said on September 18, 2014
    i am in madurai othakadai. i want to start a business in eco friendly bags . will u suggest some ideas for me. pls tell the rate of the machine (eco friendly bags making)
  • karthick said on November 10, 2014
    Hi, i would like know start the Eco friendly bags @ coimbatore. Kindly tell me what amount should be investing for this on a beginning period. what the amt for machinery & other item's are costing. Thanks from karthick
  • Vinod Sanjay Bhande said on April 1, 2015
    Dear Sir/Madam, I am 45 years old & would like to have a Paper bags / eco friendly bags business to set up in Thane near mumbai, Kindly provide info. about training centers at thane and Mumbai. Kindly assist me on this and mail me the details. Thanks & Regards, Vinod
  • LENIE TAN said on April 25, 2015
    i AM LOOKING FOR A NEW BUSINESS WHICH I THINK COULD BE LUCRATIVE NOW DAYS. NOW IN OUR CITY THERE IS A STRICT IMPLEMENTING RULE OF NO USE OF PLASTIC BAGS.. INSTEAD USE ECO-FRIENDLY BAGS, i LIKE TO ENGAGE IN THIS KIND OF BUSINESS. CAN YOU HELP ME HOW TO START UP THIS NEW BUSINESS. THANKS
  • Nisha Prajapati said on May 13, 2015
    Hi, I am Nisha Prajapati and i am from mumbai and i am house wife ,i would like to start eco friendly paper bags .Can u help me that how can i start this business and can u provide me details of investment to start .i dont have any experience and also no any customers so its very difficult to me plz. Thanks, plz send me reply fast i want fever from u
  • pankaj said on June 10, 2015
    dear sir, i would like to do this set up in ncr plz help me in this direction i will oblized to you
  • shiyamala said on August 10, 2015
    Hi i would like to start jute bag manufacturing unit so i need training regarding this process can u tell is there any training or course available for this
  • Nihar Ranjan padhy. said on March 2, 2017
    Good morning, I am nihar from Berhampur,Odisha. I think to start paper beg marketing and manufacture. So what's the cost of the Project, plz send me Quotation. Thanks
  • magesh said on September 13, 2017
    Hi this is magesh from tirupur i will producing cotton bags at my own . We would like to save our earth from polythene so we Will producing shopping bags via the material of cotton so pls do help us to introduce our products in the market.

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