Kids Love Their Reusable Lunch Bags

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A step towards the betterment of our deteriorating environment, is to replace disposable snack bags and lunch sacks used for packing kid’s lunch or snacks to school, with reusable ones instead. This not only reduces wastage and plastic usage, it also saves money. Reusable lunch bags are available in a wide variety of exciting colors, shapes and designs, and more and more people today are adopting … [Read more...]

Economic Impact of Disposable Bags

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In the study of economics, negative externalities are representative of the fact that cost of a good to society is greater than the cost the consumer is paying for it. A primary example of a negative externality prevalent in society is smoking. Cigarettes cost a minimal amount to produce, and were originally extremely affordable. However, over time the government became aware of the significant … [Read more...]

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Across the country, many breathe a sigh of relief as the oppressive, muggy heat of the summer begins to subside and give way to more temperate fall weather. Nature hikes and other outdoor activities become significantly more enjoyable, which can be an especially good idea to help work off the extra cookout weight that’s so easy to put on over the course of the summer months. Many nutrition experts … [Read more...]

Why Are Reusable Bags So Popular?

Reusable shopping bags have become popular because not only are they are a simple way to help the environment, they are durable, generally have a larger capacity, better looking and more convenient to use. Reusable bags can be used for purposes other than groceries. Many people take them to the beach, to school, to work and some even use them as a purse. They can be easily stored in your trunk so … [Read more...]

Keep Your Bags Clean While Going Green

The benefits of reusable grocery bags far outweigh those of plastic bags, but only if your reusable bags are properly cared for. The bags are good not only because they can they be used more than once, but they are also easy to clean, durable and convenient. Proper care and use of reusable bags include thoroughly cleaning them as well as proper storage and usage. It’s important to clean your bags … [Read more...]

Why Should I Switch to Reusable Bags?

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Switching to reusable shopping bags is an easy jumping off point to going green and becoming environmentally responsible. The hardest part about switching is remembering to take them with you on every shopping trip whether you are going out for groceries or to the mall. Reusable bags are convenient, durable and are a good way to demonstrate that you are environmentally aware. Plastic shopping … [Read more...]

The City of West Hollywood Passes Ban on Plastic Bags

A new ordinance established by the City of West Hollywood is joining the environmental call towards the ban of plastic bags in an effort to reduce the number of single-use plastic bags that end up in environment. The ordinance is based on the ban that is currently in effect in Los Angeles County, and similar to laws established in the cities of Malibu, Santa Monica, Long Beach and Calabasas. For … [Read more...]

Reusable Grocery Bags Help Save the Environment

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The idea of going green is becoming a sweeping initiative not only for individuals, but for businesses as well. Many consumers are beginning to realize the impact that they have on the environment, both positive and negative, and “going green” is becoming a common lifestyle. More businesses are encouraging consumers to use reusable grocery bags by offering them a discount for each bag they use … [Read more...]

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