5 Best Biodegradable Alternatives to Plastic Bags

As the quest for more sustainable living continues, biodegradable bags have come to the forefront of the conversation. Unlike regular plastic bags, biodegradable bags decompose gradually and naturally over time, helping to reduce their environmental impact.  Whether you’re grocery shopping, packing a picnic lunch, or even taking items to the beach, having a reliable and …

The Best Ziploc Bag Alternatives

Best Eco-Friendly Plastic Bags and More One family of four can easily use hundreds, if not thousands, of plastic sandwich bags every year. While plastic bags like Ziplocs are convenient, they have a large impact on the environment. Not only is the plastic derived from crude oil and natural gas mining, but most Ziplocs aren’t …

6 Best Reusable Nylon and Polyester Shopping Bags

A Complete Guide to Sustainable Reusable Bags Made From Synthetic Fibers Ready to make the switch from single-use plastic shopping bags? We’ve got you covered. Reusable nylon and polyester shopping bags are some of the most popular and reliable options when it comes to reducing your environmental footprint – not only do they look great, …

8 Best Sustainable Reusable Bags Made of Natural Fibers

Every year, people around the world use more than 500 billion plastic bags, the majority of which are used for grocery shopping. While these plastic bags are convenient for shoppers, they only have a 15-minute lifespan, which means they are usually thrown away after only 15 minutes of use. As a result, plastic bags are …

What Are Plastic Bags Made Of?

Many of us use plastic bags every day without thinking about the materials or processes that go into making them. Learning about how plastic bags are made is not only quite interesting, but can actually help you make a positive environmental impact through recycling. This post will teach you what plastic bags are made of, …

Advantages of Using Eco-Friendly Bags

With so much plastic building up in our environment – from the tops of the mountains to the bottom of the ocean – It is imperative that we find a solution to plastic pollution. Plastic, unlike many other modern materials, not only requires valuable resources to produce, such as petroleum and natural gas, but also permeates the environment on …

Benefits of Using Reusable Shopping Bags

Immediate and Unexpected Benefits of Replacing Single Use Plastics with Reusables We all have that space tucked away in our house reserved for unwanted plastic bags. Yes, they may come in handy, but there’s also a hesitation there to throw them away immediately after receiving them (The average person uses a plastic bag for only …

Why We Should NOT Use Plastic Bags

WHAT’S WRONG WITH PLASTIC BAGS? You’ve probably seen and heard a lot about plastic lately, especially disposable plastic bags. We’ve been using them since the 1960’s, so why are plastic bags suddenly the bad guys? Plastic use has become an epidemic: more than one trillion plastic bags are manufactured every year and they take up …

How To Find the Best Reusable Grocery Bags for You

So you’ve decided to kick the plastic bag habit – great news! But won’t ditching plastic shopping bags make life difficult? Will it really have a positive environmental impact? Luckily, there are lots of reusable grocery bags that don’t cost the Earth – and help make your grocery trips a breeze. Today, we’ll review some …