Category Archives : reusable bags

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 […]

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. […]