“I have my own bag, thank you!”

No bag please!

Please recycle plastic bags at grocery stores!

Please recycle plastic bags at grocery stores!

An important thing you could do for the earth this week is recycle those plastic bags and plastic wrap, but DO NOT place them in your regular recycling! They need to be recycled at the stores that issued them.

Landfills are full of plastic bags.  The best thing is not to take a plastic bag at all, but sometimes they are hard to avoid.  Most groceries and big box stores now have places to recycle bags.  Ask if you don’t see plastic bag recycling.

Read about landfills full of plastic here.

“No bag, I have my own!”

wpid-20151101_155242.jpgCan you go plastic bag-free this week?

Get in the habit of bringing your own bags shopping.

Get in the habit of bringing your own shopping bags.

 

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