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

See Why This Woman Gave Away Over 27,000 Reusable Bags.

Elephant Journal

Green Bag Lady is a wonderful, local example of small organizations making a big difference. If you''d like to enter to win a bag, visit their website by Tuesday, July 15th at 9pm. They are currently giving away elephant-themed bags!

Bag Again Does Reusable Bags Right! [A Product Review]

Green Living Ideas

Bag Again reusable produce bags are easy to use, help reduce our dependance on single use plastic, and help prolong the life of your produce! The post Bag Again Does Reusable Bags Right! [A Green Lifestyle $1 Million in EPA Grants Available For Environmental Justice reusable bags waste streamA Product Review] appeared first on Green Living Ideas.

Israeli Designer Fashions Couture Gown out of Envirosax Reusable Bags

Green Prophet

Colorful, feminine, and elegant, Amit Ayalon’s couture dress upcycles reusable Envirosax bags. Fun, flirty, and stylish, if you looked at the gown above from a distance you may not even know that it was crafted from repurposed reusable Envirosax bags.

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!

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

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.

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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.

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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

A Stark Look at why we need to Kick our Bag Habits.

Elephant Journal

OR* 500 billion plastic bags per year. Try to visualize it: Conscious Consumerism Enlightened Society Green cloth bags eco green plastic plastic bags pollution reusable bags shopping world environment day world oceans dayIntro: I feel sick to my stomach—this is the legacy I'm handing over to my children. *OR* Say it again.

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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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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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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

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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!

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.

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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

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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

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How Not to Be an Eco-Hypocrite at Work.

Elephant Journal

We might recycle and use reusable bags or cycle to work instead of drive. Enlightened Society Green Right Livelihood biking eco-conscious Environmentalism professionalism recycle reduce waste reusable cups save the planet single-use plastic turn off the lightsMany of us who are aware of the environmental crisis we now face would say that we care about the environment.

From The Recycle Bin: Stores that Pay You to Bring Your Bags!

The Green Samaritan

Home About Terms of Use & Privacy Policy Disclosure Contact Product Reviews Monthly Eco-Resolutions Quick Reference Guide Subscribe From The Recycle Bin: Stores that Pay You to Bring Your Bags! Each time a shopper reuses a grocery bag, the company donates $.05 Bring your own bags!

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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.

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.

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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!

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Eco-bags Products, ECOBAGS Brand, Honored as 'Best for the Environment' by B Corporation

Green (Living) Review

Eco-Bags recognized as the "Best of the Best", along with Method Products, New Belgium Brewing Company, Patagonia and Seventh Generation, in the top 10% of all B Corporations, as business leaders in environmental sustainability.

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?

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Preemptive strike

Environmental Economics

Gernot Wagner: From today’s NPR’s Leonard Lopate Show: Gernot Wagner, economist at the Environmental Defense Fund explains why the things individuals do—buying local produce, eating less meat, bringing reusable bags to the grocery store—won’t end up making much of a difference in halting global warming.

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How buying in bulk actually wastes food

Green (Living) Review

But in the rare times we do remember our reusable bags, Americans tend not to think much about what we actually put inside them, according to a new survey. If you’re like me, you writhe in guilt-ridden anguish each time you forget to bring your canvas tote to the grocery store.

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ECO Keenuo: One Awesome Eco-friendly Superstore

Hug a Tree with Me

You can find natural multivitamins biodegradable cleaning clothes, aluminum free deodorant, natural body lotions, biodegradable toothbrushes, preservative free candies natural dog treats, reusable bags and tons more all at EcoKeenuo.

Do you suffer from BAGNESIA?

Green (Living) Review

It is a a person’s forgetfulness to grab their reusable bags. The symptoms of this disease are that you often find yourself standing at the register regretting that you left your reusable bags in the car or worse yet, at home. That way you are never without a bag.

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Biodegradable vs Compostable Plastic Bags: What’s the difference?

Greentumble

Plastic bags are a major driving force in this problem, with over 5 trillion plastic bags being used yearly and almost all of those being discarded after a single use. These two alternatives are biodegradable plastic bags and compostable plastic bags. . BIODEGRADABLE BAGS.

5 Key Strategies for a Plastic-Free Life

Green (Living) Review

We''ve reduced, reused, and fretted over Ziploc bags for an entire month, and now it''s time to turn all those lessons learned during Plastic-Free February into words we can live by. Ban those bags. If you forget your reusable bags at the grocery store, carry your items out by hand.

The reusable tea bag

Green (Living) Review

The Peaceful Peacock ’s reusable tea bags – three for the price of $8 – must be intended as an April Fools joke for sure. They are being advertised in one online realm with “these reusable bags are sure to charm your teacup and Mama Earth.”

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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.

How To Make Your Travels More Environmentally Friendly

Green Prophet

Reusable Bags. One of the worst things that any traveller can do that can severely impact the environment is to use plastic bags and containers. This is why bringing a reusable bag is always paramount.

Earth Day Giveaway at Calypso Studios

Green Earth Journey

The totes are a fashionable way to S tart H elping O ur P lanet by using reusable bags. The spacious bags are 17” x 19” when opened and easily roll up into a 2” x 3” size. Three bags are conveniently stored in an 8” x 6” wristlet carrying case. In my Inbox this morning.

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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.

Plastic Bag Study Bashes Resuable Bags

Eco Friendly Daily

percent of the bags were contaminated with some sort of bacteria. vegetables, fruits and other foods that go into the bags, as well as. from wherever the bags are being stored, including under the sink. just need to wash their bags and it is not the bags themselves creating. It is not as if people are sharing reusable bags at the store and. Putting your reusable bags in. Reusable bags decay much faster than plastic bags, which stay.

Product Review

Green Earth Journey

I recently had the pleasure of reviewing some reusable bags from Breezy Bags. There are five ultra thin bags that come with their own carrying pouch. They took up little to no room in my purse and when it was time to bag my groceries I had 5 bags right there to use!

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10 Reasons Why Should We Ban Plastic Bags

Greentumble

Plastic bags are a convenient way to carry. In fact, it is estimated that up to 10 million plastic bags are used every minute around the world [1]. Do you also have that overflowing kitchen drawer full of plastic bags you bring from your shopping trips? Plastic bags.