This tape is AH-may-ZING! It's thick and heavy duty. One strip closes and secures my boxes and I don't need to double or triple layer it like I do store-bought plastic tape. I feel great knowing I'm doing my tiny part at finding eco-friendly supplies while not breaking my bank. This company has been super great at communication or resolving any issues that pop up. You don't really need a dispenser for this tape, it can be torn by hand or cut with scissors and this stuff LASTS! I bought 2 rolls that lasted me almost 6 months. If you're hesitant don't be.... buy it!