Clean Reusable Totes, Or Risk Going Green
MAY 29, 2012
Your reusable totes may be full of bacteria and can turn you seriously “green” Time to practice good bag hygiene. . Researchers at the University of Arizona tested 84 reusable shopping totes and found over half were contaminated with harmful bacteria, including the dangerous E.coli. Do a healthcheck of that last stat amongst your recycled-bag -using peers: unless mine are especially piggish, none (myself included) ever toss the totes into a hot wash.