Friday, April 29

3 R Friday

Welcome to 3 R Friday

A weekly series of simple tips geared toward helping you darken your shade of green. Easily.

Reduce: Reduce your plastic bag usage.
  • Use reusable bags instead
  • For times when you forget your reusable bags ask for paper instead.
  • Use reusable bags anywhere your items are put into a plastic bag.
  • Opt out!
    • If you only have a few items carry them instead. 
    • Don't put your restaurant doggie boxes in a bag.
    • Ask for no bag when getting fast food
Reuse: Reuse plastic bags.
  • Line your waste baskets with them.
  • Take them back to the store and use them again. This also applies to plastic produce bags.
  • Throw one in your car for times when you need to bring home muddy shoes or wet clothes.
  • Use them to pick up doggie poo.
  • Crochet them into a bag-o-bags.

Recycle: Purchase items made from recycled materials.

Hope you found these tips helpful. Feel free to share any tips you may have.

Have a Great Green Weekend!

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