Take Good Care of Your Reusable Tote

Even though reusable bags are useful and helpful to the environments, they can be the main cause of spreading germs and diseases as well. Washing the grocery bags after frequent usage is very important as produce, meat and other items are usually carried in the same bag and make the bag very unhygienic to use after a while. Using separate bags for various purposes is recommended. … [Read more...]

Shop at Organic Food Stores, Eat Healthy and Save the Environment

Apart from practicing eco-friendly methods when it comes to using things, saving energy and helping with reducing pollution levels, eating in an eco-friendly fashion is also necessary. Sustainability has entered the food industry as well with people eating locally grown and organic foods, which is also considered to be the best way to lessen your carbon footprint while eating. … [Read more...]

Convenient Ways To Wash Your Reusable Shopping Bags

We are all hearing about the importance of washing our recyclable grocery bags to prevent bacteria from forming, and there are a few good suggestions out there on how to do this effectively.  Soap and water removes up to 99.9% of bacteria, but some recycled shopping bags are a little too fragile to be thrown in the washing machine with the rest of your laundry. One creative suggestion is to add … [Read more...]

Creating Good Habits

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.” - Aristotle Using eco friendly reusable bags is all about establishing a habit of using them.  We all want to be environmentally responsible, but taking the steps to become environmentally responsible takes motivation and will power initially, until it becomes a habit.  There are some steps you can take to begin the … [Read more...]

Jute Reusable Bags Are Durable and Fashionable

Historically, harvesting jute was used to make rope because of its durability.  Jute comes from the Corchorus tree and is grown in India.  India is the world's largest jute growing country.  It is a strong, vegetable-based fiber that also can be used as a material to make paper, cloth furniture, and even carpets.  Jute bags have many uses for both packaging raw materials and as custom reusable … [Read more...]

Washing Reusable Shopping Bags Resolves Issues of Bacteria

University of Arizona Microbiologist Dr. Charles Gerba has released the findings from a test he performed in early summer of 2010, regarding health issues of eco friendly reusable bags.   Dr. Gerba tested eighty seven reusable bags, obtained at random from grocery shoppers in California and Arizona, and each bag was swabbed for bacteria and laboratory tested.  The results found that large numbers … [Read more...]

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