Your resident blatherer offers you this earth day tip:
Don’t fall for the cheesy bag giveaway that is happening today at Los Angeles area grocery stores. I bet you have an old canvas bag, or a duffel bag, or even a backpack hanging around already. Use one of those. They work just fine, and they are more sturdy than the cheesy bags anyway.
If you really need to buy a bag: I was going to recommend Lands’ End but I just had a chat with customer service and their canvas bags are made in China. I bet the cheesy bags are made there too. This grrl likes to buy American whenever she can.
6 thoughts on “Earth Day”
What a nightmare! In lieu of plastic bags, millions of cheesy China-made reusable bags will be discarded after they become dirty, dated or dilapidated.
I like your idea of recycling one of the many canvas bags I’ve received at conferences.
Odd how mainland China was the first country to ban plastic bags just a few months ago.
Good deal, I don’t want to get a poisoned bag.
This is a great point! I have a friend who made herself a bunch of bags out of old clothes she bought from Goodwill. If you don’t have something around the house, that’s a great way to go.
I love that “Your resident blatherer”