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Reusable Grocery Bags

Bali Was Not The Paradise I Naively Envisioned

Renne Simpson | Posted 03.21.2016 | Travel
Renne Simpson

After witnessing the tragic plastic problem in Bali, I suddenly became hyper aware of the various bad behaviors tourists tend to unwittingly exhibit. Think you might be guilty of a bad habit or two?

Packing the Grocery Bag: It's Not Rocket Science

Nathan Timmel | Posted 10.01.2016 | Green
Nathan Timmel

When did grocery stores stop filling bags to capacity? I'll buy three items, and leave with three bags. To combat this, I purchased a few cloth bags. Reusable, environmentally friendly, durable.

Will LA Say Goodbye To The 'Bag Scam' Once And For All?

Los Angeles Daily News | Rick Orlov | Posted 08.18.2013 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles would be the latest city to join in banning single-use plastic bags at markets under a proposal going to the full City Council on Tuesday....

Disposable Bag Fee Likely

The Boulder Daily Camera | Erica Meltzer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Denver

The Boulder City Council appears likely to impose a 10-cent fee on all disposable grocery bags -- paper or plastic -- starting in July 2013. The coun...

What's Lurking In Your Reusable Shopping Bag?

Posted 05.09.2012 | Healthy Living

Steering clear of someone with a stomach bug doesn't mean you can't catch it. Norovirus, the bug responsible for the stomach flu, can be spread by ina...

6 Startling Reasons To Switch To A Reusable Grocery Bag

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erdos | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

It seems like more and more supermarkets have discontinued plastic bags, switched to paper-only shopping bags, and have set up discount incentives for...

Largo, FL: Local Woman Invents Eco-Friendly Produce Bag | Posted 01.10.2012 | Home

"When she gets an idea in her head, she doesn't let go of it until she's ready."...

Plastic Bag Monsters Kill Journalist and Crew

Ben Zolno | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Ben Zolno

As this journalist tried to warn us, we're all being eaten alive. Sadly, only our governments can save us. Yikes.

Too Poor to Get the Groceries Home?

Valerie Tarico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Valerie Tarico

It's time to stop the utter condescension that says harried poor people can't learn new tricks too or be expected to inconvenience themselves for the common good.

Being Green is Not Easy... When I Forget

Graham Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Graham Hill

We live in a disposable culture, one that is built on convenience. You don't have to bring your own bag, because the bag is there. But it's these disposable items that are filling our landfills

The Search For The Perfect Reusable Grocery Bag

Wall Street Journal | LAUREN LIPTON | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

It started for us when the city of San Francisco passed an ordinance this year banning nonbiodegradable plastic grocery bags. It goes into effect in s...