Category Archives: reusable bags

B.Y.O. Bag

B.Y.O. Bag
For one week, count how many disposable bags you get. Make a couple of trips to the grocery store, grab lunch from your favorite sandwich shop, pick up a prescription at the pharmacy — it seriously adds up. In the United States alone, we go through 100 billion plastic bags per year, less than 1 percent of which get recycled. Bringing a sturdy tote wherever you go is one of the easiest Earth-friendly changes .

Wean Yourself off the Water Bottle

Wean Yourself off the Water Bottle
You know plastic water bottles are bad. But do you know how bad? Americans go through an estimated 70 million-plus water bottles a day, and a mere 14 percent get recycled. It’s not just that they’re taking up space in our landfills. Vast quantities of oil are consumed to make, transport, and dispose of them. What’s more, the manufacturing of plastic bottles actually requires two times more water than the bottles will ultimately contain-buy .

Little Changes Make A Big Difference

Little Changes Make A Big Difference
Eco Friendly Reusable Bags have seen their popularity surge in the past few years. They have a dramatically reduced environmental impact. So far this year nearly 318 billion disposable paper and plastic bags have been wasted and are piling up in landfills. Many countries across the globe are passing laws to tax or ban plastic bag usage and thankfully people are starting to act on the Earth’s behalf. Communities need to continue to strive .