Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Forget Plastic Bags, Use Reusable Bags!

With growing concern about the environment, many people have started using re-usable bags when they shop, whether for groceries or just household items. As was reported last month, Mayor Bloomberg is proposing a six-cent fee on plastic bags in New York City, which would be an added incentive to reduce and reuse.

Now more than ever, the Brooklyn Eagle wants to encourage readers to carry with them a bag or a
tote so as not to collect and throw away these plastic bags. Should Bloomberg’s idea come to pass, plastic bags will not only impact the environment, they will also impact your budget.

Certain tote purchases will even help a third cause. The Alzheimer’s Association, New York City Chapter, has started selling “Forget Me Not” Go Green shopping totes (right), with the Foundation’s logo and pictures of forget-me-not flowers on them. Proceeds from each sale ... read more

Image courtesy of the Alzheimer’s Association, New York City Chapter

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1 comment:

alanis said...

bagnesia- a person's forgetfulness to grab their reusable bags. Never forget your reusable bags again! check out what a friend gave me for Christmas to help me remember...