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Contractor Bags

CONTRACTOR BAGS FAQ's
What Are Contractor Bags?

Contractor bags are heavy-duty trash bags that are used for construction, industrial, or outdoor purposes. Contractor bags are usually larger, thicker, and stronger than regular trash bags and can hold more weight and volume of waste. Contractor bags can be used to dispose of materials such as wood, metal, drywall, concrete, dirt, etc.

What are Contractor Bags Made of?

Contractor bags can be made of different materials, such as polyethylene resin or biodegradable substances. They can also vary in size, capacity, thickness, color, and closure type. Some contractor bags have features such as flap ties, drawstrings, handles, or odor control to make them more convenient and effective

What is the difference between Contractor Bags and Trash Bags?

  • Strength and durability: Contractor bags are made from thicker and heavier materials, making them more durable and able to handle heavier loads. They are often reinforced with additional layers or stronger materials to prevent tearing or puncturing. Trash bags are usually thinner and lighter, making them more suitable for regular household or office waste. They may not be able to withstand sharp or heavy objects without breaking.
  • Size and capacity: Contractor bags are usually larger, ranging from 32 to 55 gallons or more. They can hold more volume and weight of waste and materials, such as wood, metal, drywall, concrete, dirt, etc. Trash bags are usually smaller, ranging from 13 to 33 gallons or less. They can hold less volume and weight of waste and materials, such as paper, plastic, food scraps, etc.
  • Color and closure type: Contractor bags are usually black or clear, making them less noticeable or more transparent for sorting purposes. They may have features such as flap ties, drawstrings, handles, or odor control to make them more convenient and effective. Trash bags can come in different colors, such as white, blue, green, etc., making them more visible or more suitable for recycling purposes. They may also have different closure types, such as twist ties, easy flaps, etc.