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Reusable Shopping Bag

A type of shopping bag which can be reused several times.

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A Quick Tip by YungBolo

  • Jun 8, 2011
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I was reading a while back if you don't wash these things, they can carry salmonella and other dangerous bacteria. http://www.cleveland.com/healthfit/index.ssf...reusable_grocery_b.html
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June 08, 2011
It's true, they can get gross, but they're still a really great and green concept. I suggest skipping those 50 cent and 99 cent bags and splurging on those $5 cloth bags that you can toss into the washing machine. Plus, they're more durable ;) My Trader Joe's one goes into the wash every few grocery runs I make.
June 08, 2011
Ah yea, those ones definitely look more durable. I usually just see people with the other cheap Trader Joe's plastic one. I'm sure those ones get pretty gross.
 
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Quick Tip by . June 13, 2011
posted in Green Living
I'm a huge fan of reusable shopping bags and feel so naked when I go grocery shopping without them.  Some have voiced concerns about them getting germy over time, so my suggestion is to skip over those 99 cent plastic bags (they break really easily anyways) and pay the $5 for a sturdy cloth ones which can be tossed into a washing machine.  Mine have lasted me for years.  Note: mine have shrunk as a result of washing, but it sure beats accumulating germs and wastefully collecting …
Quick Tip by . June 08, 2011
posted in Green Living
I realize it's a way to save on the plastic we use for bags, which is a plus. But these suckers wear out, and when they do, they are neither recyclable or biodegradeable.
Quick Tip by . September 02, 2010
posted in Green Living
Keep them in your car so you always have them on hand...
Quick Tip by . June 15, 2010
posted in Green Living
I always have a stash in my car so I'm never without them.
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A reusable shopping bag, sometimes called bag for life is a type of shopping bag which can be reused several times: this is an alternative of single use paper or plastic bags. It is often made from fabric such as canvas, woven synthetic fibers, or a thick plastic that is more durable than disposable plastic bags, allowing multiple use.

Reusable shopping bag is a kind of carrier bags, which is available for sale in supermarkets and apparel shops. Reusable shopping bag requires less waste of natural resources such as oil and less emission of carbon dioxide to produce than plastic bags.
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