Many sellers use bubble mailers to ship small items such as sports cards, buttons and small bolts and screws. Most people use bubble mailers because it is safer to use than a regular envelope. During the recent economic downturn, sellers are now finding ways to spend less money. That’s where reusing bubble mailers come from, to save money and recycle. But some people disagree with reusing bubble mailers in some circumstances. From overcharging buyers on eBay for shipping since the packaging was reused.
Many sellers agree that reusing bubble mailers is great because it helps save the earth and also saves cash. Some ways to reuse bubble mailers includes, cutting the bubble mailers in half and taping over it or you could strip the bubble from the inside of the mailer and use it as “bubble wrap”.
To Reuse or Not To Reuse?
However, many sellers believe that buying new bubble mailers is the way to go. Your packaging represents your image and your brand. Many customers are irritated when they pay a shipping and handling fee and see that their item was delivered in a used envelope. Many times there only recourse is to leave negative feedback.
Reusing bubble mailers is up to the seller. However, there are many benefits to reusing bubble mailers. Recycling is good for the environment and reusing bubble mailers helps cut down on costs. Unfortunately, some buyers may be irritated and leave negative feedback when they receive their item in a used bubble mailer.
So sellers what do you think? Do you reuse your packaging products?