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Polyethylene bags vs. sandbags vs. burlap bags

Posted by Sandy Baggs on

A common question we get asked is the difference between polyethylene bags, regular sandbags, and burlap bags.

Polyethylene Bags (Long-Lasting Sandbags)
  • Made from polyethylene (an extremely heavy duty plastic)
  • Last up to 3 years under direct sunlight
  • Sizes: 11" x 48" (green), 17" x 27" (brown), 14" x 26" (yellow)
  • Recommended if you plan on keeping them in place for a couple of years
Regular Sandbags
  • Made from polypropylene (plastic)
  • Does not last as long as monofilament bags
  • Last about 6 months under direct sunlight
  • Sizes: 14" x 26" (military green, white, beige, or orange), 18" x 30" (white), 25" x 40" (white)
  • Recommended for economical buyers
Burlap Bags (Burlap Sacks)
  • Made from strong jute natural fibers
  • 100% biodegradable
  • Sizes: 14" x 26", 22" x 36", 24" x 40"
  • Uses: storage of hardware and metal parts, flood control, sack racing

Choose a type of bag to learn more

Regular polypropylene sandbags for sale
Regular sandbags
Burlap bags, sacks
Burlap bags
Monofilament, long-lasting sandbags
Polyethylene bags

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