When I sat down to write an article on being environmentally conscious while grocery shopping, I thought of so many little things that I do to reduce waste and even more things I don’t yet do but realize I should start doing. So here is Part Two of Going Green At The Grocery Store.
Yet another way to avoid putting more plastic bags in the landfill–I don’t use plastic produce bags unless absolutely necessary. There a plenty of fruits and veggies that are hardy enough to withstand the jostling in my re-usable grocery sacks–apples, peppers, any citrus, bananas and avocados and more. It just doesn’t make sense to fill my cloth grocery sacks with plastic bags filled with produce. In fact, I just placed an order for some re-usable produce bags and even some extras to give as gifts.
Another one of my shopping pet-peeves–styrofoam! Frankly, I can’t … Read More