Disaster Relief Warehouse Chooses PlasticPlace Trash Bags for Clean Up Effort

The United Methodist Disaster Relief Warehouse in Decatur, Alabama responds to countless natural disasters per month, including tornadoes, storms, hurricanes, earthquakes, and the latest epidemic, Ebola. They hand out food, building materials, birthing kits, layette kits, school supplies, health & hygiene kits, sewing kits and cleaning buckets with, you guessed it, our trash bags!

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The entire operation is staffed and run by an army of 900 rotating volunteers with an average age of 74. This is a kind, giving group that genuinely promises on their website: “If a group [of volunteers] is coming in the winter, a pound cake would be graciously shared with all.” But don’t let their age fool you. This is a capable, group of action.

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The Four-Letter F-Word We All Desire When Shopping Online

No. It’s not “free.” (That’s too obvious.) What’s the word? “Fast.” People want their order fast. They want it shipped fast, the same day preferably, and for it to arrive the next.  At the very latest, two days. If they have to wait three days, forget it. You’ve lost that customer.

Shipping giants UPS and FedEx recognize this demand for urgency and both carriers have gone the extra mile by offering same day delivery. However, if you can wait till the next day, there’s a slew of other delivery services that all smell of speed for you to choose from, including First Overnight®, Priority Overnight®, Standard Overnight®, Express Critical and Next Day Air Early A.M.

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Win $50 in Our Trash in Action Photo Contest!

PlasticPlace Trash in Action Photo ContestUpload a creative photo of our trash bags in action to our Trash in Action Facebook Photo Contest page. Photo with the most votes wins a $50 Amazon gift card!

If you’ve already received your order, great! See below how to enter.

If you’ve just placed your order, it’ll be there in no time. Once you receive it, get creative and give us your best shot!

If you’ve never ordered, get going! We have just about any type of trash bag you may be looking for, above-and-beyond customer service and super fast shipping that will have you coming back for more. Start shopping now!


1. Upload a creative photo of your trash bag in action to our Trash in Action Facebook Photo Contest page.

2. Get your friends and family to vote for your photo (once it’s been approved).

3. Photo with the most votes will win a $50 Amazon Gift Card.

4. All entries must be received by November 28, 2014. One entry per customer.

5. Winner announced on Cyber Monday, December 1, 2014.

Winning photo will be featured on our Facebook page and be interviewed for our blog!

This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook.

Good luck!
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