Garbage Bags

Elka Garbage Bags Just Got A Whole Lot Better

Elka garbage bags are now manufactured from 100% virgin material making them even more strong, durable and tear resistant. We have now added some new product lines which include the following:

* EK82XHD - Elka 82 litre extra heavy duty garbage bags (25 um thick)
* EK120XHD - Elka 120 litre extra heavy duty garbage bags (25 um thick)
* EK120UXHD - Elka 120 litre ultra extra heavy duty garbage bags (35 um thick)
* EK240XHD - Elka 240 litre extra heavy duty garbage bags (25 um thick)
* EK240UXHD - Elka 240 litre ultra extra heavy duty garbage bags (35 um thick)

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Garbage Bags

How Are Garbage Bags Made?

How Are Garbage Bags Made?

The humble garbage bag doesn’t get given much thought, but it is used daily in every human inhabited building across the globe. Schools, hotels, office blocks, commercial facilities, homes, apartments, hospitals, you name it; a garbage bag or bin liner will be found!

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What is the most environmentally friendly type of garbage bags?

What is the most environmentally friendly type of garbage bags?

Did you know that according to Cleanup.org.au Australians are the second highest producers of waste per person in the world? We use over 3.92 billion plastic bags a year which all hit landfills and end up in our seas and river systems causing severe damage to the environment.

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The Differences Between Virgin And Recycled Garbage Bags

The Differences Between Virgin and Recycled Garbage Bags?

As it’s pretty apparent from its name, the virgin material is new and has not been used before. Recycled material is something that has been used before and is recycled now to make garbage bags. As the social trend shifts towards eco-consciousness, more people want to use recycled materials instead of virgin plastics.

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Garbage Bag Terminology

Garbage Bag Terminology

Below is a list of common garbage bag terminology.

Additives

A diverse group of speciality chemicals incorporated into plastic formulations before or during processing, or to the surfaces of finished products after processing. Their primary purpose is to modify the behaviour of plastics during processing or to impart useful properties to fabricated plastic articles. (Modern Plastics Encyclopedia 1995).

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Top 12 Survival Tips Using Garbage Bags

Top 12 Survival Tips Using Garbage Bags

 

They are easily available and can be seen in all homes and offices. They hold your garbage together so that you can dispose it of later. But did you know that a garbage bag can solve many other purposes as well? In fact, when it comes to survival, garbage bags are among the most important tools that you can have. Let’s see these top 12 survival tips using garbage bags uses:
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Difference Between High Density And Low Density Garbage Bags

Difference Between High Density And Low Density Garbage Bags

While there are different types of polyethylene (depending upon their molecular structure), high density garbage bags are generally made using two main varieties – LDPE and HDPE. Let’s compare them to see their differences.

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The History of Garbage Bags

The History of Garbage Bags

Garbage bags are used extensively throughout the world, and you’ll be surprised to know that they are not new. The green plastic bags that you see every day are made from polyethylene. They were formulated in 1950 by Harry Wasylyk, with his partner Larry Hansen. Both the inventors were from Canada.

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Different Types of Sizes, Colours, and Uses of Garbage Bags

Different Types of Sizes, Colours, and Uses of Garbage Bags

 

Garbage bags come in more varieties than you can imagine. You can get them by gallon, dimensions, thickness, and colour. The smallest garbage bags can generally hold 10-25 litres and the largest ones can carry about 350-370 litres. If you have an exact size in mind, you can buy them by dimensions instead of volume.

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