Bags & Supplies Archives

The term “poly bag” is a shorter reference to different types of plastic bags, typically made from polyethylene or polypropylene.  These types of bags are used to protect newspapers from the weather elements during delivery.

Bags are typically packaged in "sleeves" of 100, with a plastic or cardboard handle fastening them together at the top.  They are normally sold by the case of 2000, with 100 bags per sleeve.  If you are a newspaper carrier, we recommend that you purchase by the case, in order to cut down on your cost per bag.

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Newspaper bundleThere are many supplies and tools that help make a newspaper carrier’s job easier and safer.  Some of these are essential, and a carrier needs to acquire them when they first start the job.  Others will make the job safer and more efficient.  These can be added as the carrier continues working their newspaper delivery job.

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Canvas newspaper carrier bags are great for helping to organize and carry large numbers of newspapers. They are great for bicycle and walking routes, and let you travel further distances without having to restock newspapers during the route.

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