Reusable bags

Green Living Tips

Disposable plastic shopping bags are becoming a thing of the past in some countries, but they need to be replaced with something. In this article, I take a look at different types of reusable bags

10 Easy Ways to Green Your Halloween

Green Home Blog

Candy collection – Encourage kids to use pillow cases, purses, or hand-sewn bags instead of plastic buckets or bags to collect treats. Think multi-purpose with reusable bags. Tagged: beeswax candles , composting , green holiday tips , green ideas , Halloween , LED lighting , reusable bags. Going Green Halloween green ideas green holiday tips composting reusable bags beeswax candles LED lighting10 Easy Ways to Green Your Halloween.

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World’s Largest Canvas Turned Into 5,000 Reusable Bags

Green Prophet

“Moving from records to a practical phase,&# the joint initiative has turned the giant canvas into 5,000 re-usable bags that will be distributed for free throughout the country. Environmental and human rights go hand in hand in Lebanon.

Kristen Bell ‘Lectured’ Joel McHale About Reusable Bags

Eccorazzi

McHale told Bell's fiance, Dax Shepard, that Bell chided him for using plastic bags — and rejected his offer of roasted chicken. Read More. Entertainment Environment Film/TV News Top News dax shepherd joel mchale kristen bell

California Bans Plastic Bags! WooHoo!!!

Eco Chic

But seriously, this evening, governor Jerry Brown announced a plastic bag ban for the ENTIRE state —and check your maps, California is HUGE! We’re the first to ban these bags, and we won’t be the last.”. Whimsical art made from plastic bags. The post California Bans Plastic Bags!

Clean Reusable Totes, Or Risk Going Green

Green Prophet

Your reusable totes may be full of bacteria and can turn you seriously “green” Time to practice good bag hygiene. . Contamination occurs when fluids such as fruit juices and meat blood leak from their packaging and deposit miniscule droplets onto the bag material.

Design student creates couture Envirosax dress out of reusable bags - unveiled at Sundance Film Festival

Green (Living) Review

Envirosax , the original designer reusable bag, has selected Amit Ayalon, a recent design graduate to create a dress out of beautiful Envirosax designs and colors. Visit our USA or Canadian web sites to buy your own fun and fashionable reusable bag!

For the Love of Plastic: Why I still use Plastic Bags, Proudly.

Elephant Journal

Blaming plastic bags because they are not biodegradable overlooks the advantages of. Ecofashion Enlightened Society Green ecofriendly Environmentalism green plastic plastic bags recycling reusable bags shopping bag totes toxins zero waste

Moving from Disposable to Reusable: 5 Ways to Reuse and Refine

The Green Samaritan

With a little planning and re-programming, it is possible to begin and/or increase the practice of using reusable. Reusable bags Reusable water bottles In our disposable and fast-paced society, it sometimes seems hard to work around. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com.

Green & Health Resolution for March: Reuse and Refine

The Green Samaritan

Continuing on with a monthly green and healthy resolution to implement, in March the goal is to begin and/or increase the practice of using reusable items such as bags and bottles. Reusable bags Reusable water bottlesLet’s start. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com.

How we can Lean into Plastic’s Painful Legacy & Make a Difference.

Elephant Journal

Z ADMIN Green Featured Today Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today animals awareness bags change company compassion danger eco family green happiness healing Ice Rivers Springs landfills life mindfulness plastic plastic bags plastic problem reusable reusable bags rubbish solutions to-go cup trash water bottlesAnimals are suffering—some maimed for life, others suffocated to death. It makes me nauseous. This feels so bad.

10 Easy Ways to Green Your Halloween

Green Home Blog

Candy collection – Encourage kids to use pillow cases, purses, or hand-sewn bags instead of plastic buckets or bags to collect treats. Think multi-purpose with reusable bags. Tagged: beeswax candles , composting , green holiday tips , green ideas , Halloween , LED lighting , reusable bags. Going Green beeswax candles composting green holiday tips green ideas Halloween LED lighting reusable bags10 Easy Ways to Green Your Halloween.

Chic Reusable Cotton Bags Make Eco-Friendly Shopping Cool

Green Prophet

These designed cotton bags are way cooler than plastic. Plastic bags are undoubtedly bad for the environment , but sometimes it’s hard to get motivated to carry reusable bags with you for those spur-of-the-moment trips to the store.

Why not polypropylene shopping bags?

Green (Living) Review

Non-woven Polypropylene Bags: Are made from an oil-based product & will live in the landfill right next to the plastic grocery bags for 500 years. Purchase bags that are made from natural, biodegradable materials. Leave the bags by the front door or on the door handle.

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Reducing Our Impact on The Planet: 9 Simple Ways to Tread a Little Lighter. ~ Susan McKellep

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green Z ADMIN Green Featured Today carbon footprint cold water green laundry mother earth reusable bags "A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step." ~ Lao-tzu.

Holiday Efficiency: 10 EPA Tips on Keeping it Green

Green Home Blog

Create do-it-yourself projects like a winter wreaths, candle holders or dresser drawer fragrance bags. Shop Right – Throw extra reusable bags in your car or handbag and forego toxic, landfill plastic bags when shopping. Holiday Efficiency: 10 EPA Tips on Keeping it Green. In the whirlwind of holiday shopping, activities, family, cooking and so much more it can easily let your green intentions slip away from you.

Small Business Giving

Green Home Blog

Offer a slight discount for those that bring their own beverage mug, reusable bag or if you run an office, setup a weekly environmental charity box (just like bars do for the Super Bowl). Small Business Giving. If you run a small business you may want to enter this holiday season with a different approach. Instead of adorning your store or office with the usual tree, menorah, glitter and the like why not send a green message instead?

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Sustainable Alternatives to Petroleum Based Products

Hug a Tree with Me

glass, aluminum, cellulose, sustainable fabric , wood, bamboo, cork, reusable bags. reusable plates and cutlery, vegetable oil disposables.

Bag It Up + Reuse

Green (Living) Review

As part of our Bag It Up + Reuse! project, we’re giving away free reusable bags across north London. How it works After the government introduced the 5p plastic bag charge for large shops and supermarkets, we wanted find a way to help customers of smaller shops reuse their bags.

Ecorazzi Sponsors Charity Clothing Swap in NYC!

Eccorazzi

Come with your reusable bags and items to swap, enjoy fabulous vegan baked goods, and schmooze with fellow eco minded fashionistas for a delightful spring afternoon/evening. Ecorazzi is proudly sponsoring a clothing swap taking place in NYC on Wednesday, May 11th from 4pm-9pm.

We’re Loving: ReuseThisBag.com

Eco Chic

You know the story: Disposable shopping bags are evil for many reasons. Of course, we never fail to leave home without ours, and we’ve become fond of ReuseThisBag.com, a serious source for reusable shopping bags. Sponsored Post eco Reusable Bags Shopping

flip and tumble eco-chic reuseable bags

Green Living Consulting

imagine my delight when a friend forwarded me the Daily Candy Weekend Guide (Everywhere) today and I saw resusable bags that are practical and eco-chic. you know that pang of guilt every time you end up at the grocery store and you’ve forgotten your own bags, again. with flip and tumble’s reusable [.]. Tags: eco-chic reusable bags

Tips for Reducing our Reliance on Plastic

Green Living Ideas

Green Diva correspondent Julie Hancher, publisher of the Green Philly Blog had some updates on her initiative to get her city to reduce plastic bag usage. Green Diva Correspondent: Julie Hancher on Philly’s quest to reduce one-time plastic bag use. Get those canvas bags out too!

We Go ECO - GreenSmart Review and Giveaway

Green Earth Journey

It also has a carabineer so that you can easily hang your water bottle from anything, perhaps a luggage bag, backpack, even a purse. I came home from grocery shopping and had my hands full of reusable bags. Do you see that super sexy water bottle up there in that picture?

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The Plastic Pollution Coalition Celebrity Charity Auction

The Green Samaritan

Consider moving away from: Plastic bottles TO Reusable bottles for water/juice and aluminum cans for soda. Single-serve snacks TO Buying in jars or cans and packing in smaller reusable containers. Plastic shopping bags TO your own reusable bags.

DiCaprio, Norton Back Billion Acts Of Green Campaign

Eccorazzi

Currently, “Eat more local food&# followed by “Bring my own reusable bags to the grocery store&# are in the top spots.

Earth Day Ideas: Paper or Plastic Should Not Be an Option

Green Living Ideas

Tags: Eco Home Living capitalism consumerism Earth Day paper or plastic plastic bags retail reusable bags San Francisco shopping

7 Fab Ethical Fashion Picks from Modcloth!

Eco Chic

Modcloth also buys from several ethical accessories makers, like bag-maker extraordinaire Baggu, which makes adorable reusable bags you might find yourself using as a day bag instead of for groceries! The Kerry on with Confidence blouse from Mata Traders. .

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Win an Eco-Chic Prize Pack and Green Your World!

Green (Living) Review

Envirosax , the original designer reusable bag, is doing an Earth Day competition encouraging everyone to practice reuse into all aspects of life. Envirosax gives US readers a chance to win some snazzy Eco-Chic swag! Eco Chic Prize Pack, worth over $500!

The “Curse” of the Environmentalist

Conservancy Talk

The self-flagellation that comes with realizing I have forgotten my reusable bags on a trip to the local organic market. Let me start out with some honesty, which might come as a surprise (at least to my husband who thinks I am pretty darn great): I am an imperfect person.

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Top 5 Tips For An Eco Holiday Celebration

The Go Green Blog

Trees - Fake trees are reusable but are made from petroleum-derived sources and often shipped from abroad. Make the wrapping of the gift part of the gift, something that can be used for another purpose afterwards, like a scarf, reusable bag or even a tablecloth.

Top 5 Tips For An Eco Holiday Celebration

The Go Green Blog

Trees - Fake trees are reusable but are made from petroleum-derived sources and often shipped from abroad. Make the wrapping of the gift part of the gift, something that can be used for another purpose afterwards, like a scarf, reusable bag or even a tablecloth.

10 Simple Ways to Reuse That Gift Wrap this Holiday!

Eco Chic

You can just shred it and use it as the filler in gift bags. Then put it in the bags or boxes provided for collection, or deposit it in the appropriate recycling bank at your nearest center. Re-gift tissue paper and bags.

Shop & Win Amy Smart’s Favorite Eco-Finds on LovingEco

Eccorazzi

That means if you see a character on your favorite show coming home from shopping with his or her reusable bag, the EMA might have talked to the writers about including that eco-friendly behavior.

"Follow the Plastic Bag Example, Nudge Polluters to Pay"

Environmental Economics

The plastic bag solution. They’re called bag taxes. In 2002, Ireland started charging shoppers 15 eurocents a plastic bag. The result: bag use plummeted 90 percent. That's a billion bags a year. began charging 5 cents per disposable bag, paper or plastic.

BYO Bag

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) The Bring You Own (BYO) movement started with the shopping bag and is now being extended to other things as well. Each and every time that I go to the supermarket and stores there will be a fair number of people going through the checkouts that require – still free – one time use plastic shopping bags. The “still free” applies to most stores and market stalls still and the only chain or stores that I know, in Britain, who charge for bags is Lidl.

Product Review - BuyGreen

Green Earth Journey

BuyGreen recently sent me the reusable bag above. It is large, sturdy and very durable. Packaging was great! BuyGreen offers green choices for your home and family as well as your business all on one site! You can buy for your pets and you can buy building materials.

Product Review - Flip and Tumble

Green Earth Journey

Flip and Tumble 24/7 is my husband's absolute favorite reusable bag and I will tell you why. I am making a crochet rug for my front door out of plastic bags. Every time he steps on that mat it would remind him that I hate plastic bags!

ICEGREEN Introduces Reusable Shopping Bags as the New ‘Green’ Way to Shop

Green (Living) Review

Going green is top of mind for today’s consumer and reusable shopping bags are the answer they’ve been looking for. Toronto, Ontario, Canada : Toronto City Council has recently announced the ban of plastic shopping bags. As of January 1, 2013, plastic shopping bags will be out and reusable shopping bags will be the new carrier of choice for consumers and retailers. Looking for the best in lead free and machine washable reusable bags?

Christy, The Grocery Bagger

Hug a Tree with Me

Christy rolled her eyes and began stuffing the goods into the paper bags she requested. Plastic bags are made from petroleum and encourage the release of greenhouse gases. Paper bags degrade within six months by rotting and turning into organic matter.