BAG MAKERS has been fully accredited by the independent, non-profit Quality Certification Alliance (QCA) since 2012, a distinction awarded to less than 1% of suppliers. Our products conform to the highest standards for safety, quality, social accountability, supply chain security, and environmental stewardship. We are also C-TPAT validated for supply chain security from U.S. Customs and Border Production.

Quality Certification Alliance


Our products and coatings comply with the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (CPSIA), the Consumer Product Safety Act of 1972, California Proposition 65, and the Toxics in Packaging Prevention Act. We have CPSIA-compliant product labeling and an online recall tracking program for a core group of products that might be used by children under 12.

The following are U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved:

  • Our non-woven and polyester materials
  • Specialty Bags
  • Therm-O Series
  • Thunder Totes
  • Sealable Paper Shoppers


Most of our bags are reusable and many can be recycled. Society of Plastics Industry symbols are provided to help determine if recycling is applicable in your area.

Paper bags, Cotton/Jute, Polyester bags, and Paper Tissue

PET Non-Woven Polypropylene Bags

High Density "Frosted" Polyethylene Bags

Low Density "Glossy" Polyethylene Bags

Non-Woven Polypropylene Bags and Sheer Elegance Tissue

The following contain recycled content:

  • Non-woven material contains 20% post-industrial content.
  • Eco Kraft Shoppers are made with 100% recycled paper with a minimum of 60% recycled post-consumer content.
  • ECO Sealable Paper Shoppers are made with 100% recycled paper with a minimum of 95% recycled post-consumer content.
  • Eco Die Cuts contain up to 40% post-consumer and post -industrial content and up to 20% non-petroleum based calcium filler, which reduces the use of petroleum-based resins by as much as 60%.