One of the first steps to finding a solution is understanding the problem. Plastic bag use is a huge problem worldwide that is causing real problems right now. Learn some facts about plastic bag consumption on our Plastic Bag Consumption Facts page and find out the real world impacts plastic bags have on all of us with some Plastic Bag Environmental Impact Facts.
They are stylish and earth friendly! If you don't have one or you need more, check out our store for bags that match your lifestyle and daily needs.
You can use them as garbage bag liners, take them to your local park or dog park and donate them, return them to your grocery store for recycling, and be creative and think of new ways – be sure to share your new tips in our Community Change blog.
With new plastic bag bans getting passed everyday, more and more stores are offering cash credits for bringing your own bag. Be sure to ask next time you're checking out if your reusable bags can get you a discount.
When we see the waste for ourselves and know how using reusable bags can make a difference in just one household, we can feel good about the impact we're making. Visit our Get Involved page for more tips and information to make the choice as a family to reduce plastic bag consumption.
It only takes a second to refuse a plastic bag, and to politely remind the cashier (and anyone else in line) that plastic bags are bad for the environment.
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