Sunday, July 8, 2012
Summer #BlogChallenge #31 Talk about something eco friendly that I already do
I love using re-usable bags. I live in California and a few years ago, right after we moved here there was talk of the state banning plastic bags. Because of this, my Hubby and I decided to start using re-usable bags.
Fast Forward a few years later and this is not a state-wide ban, but there are some cities/counties that have banned them. We still use our re-usable bags for everything. Our collection has slowly grown from our first 6 bags to probably 30 or more bags. I got over half my bags for free too.
I'll be honest, it took me a while to get use to using the bags. At first I would keep them in the trunk of my Impala I use to drive. Of course, being in the trunk, I would forget about them, and then see them when I would go to put my groceries in the trunk. Then, I tried to keep them by the front door, so i could grab them on the way out, which would sometimes work LOL. Over time tho I started to get use to them. Now, I always grab them. There have been a few times that I run into Walmart for one or two things, and I forget to give the cashier my bag. I go to grab the bag they hand me and realize my cloth bag is under my arm, where I had been carrying it LOL.
This was a very easy eco-friendly switch for us to make and I am glad that we did it.
What is something eco-friendly that you do?