In Australia, our big supermarkets are about to switch to being plastic bag free.
I’m all for this, but I regularly use the bags to dispose of icky kitty litter and was hoping I could get some suggestions as to more environmentally friendly (and hopefully cheap) options?
Have you guys seen Cover Blubber yet? It’s this awesome reusable super-stretchy rubber wrapping material, intended to cover food and keep it fresh inside your refrigerator or freezer. In short: It’s an eco-friendly alternative to plastic wrap.
We’ve talked about ditching plastic, we’ve talked about the joys of re-usable bags, and all that other great-for-the-environment stuff. Oh, but my darling Homies, I have something to confess… I’m addicted to plastic grocery bags.
I have been working on reducing my plastic use this year. I am wondering if anyone has recommendations for alternatives to plastic bags for produce and bulk shopping at grocery stores? Has anyone switched from those store-ready produce bags? If so, did the store give you any problems when checking out with your produce holders?
While I love that Seattle recently enacted a plastic bag ban, I also have always made heavy use of my plastic grocery bags — they’re the perfect size for our smaller garbage cans, and I loath the idea of purchasing little plastic bags to hold trash. Because of this, I’ve started hoarding my diminishing stash of grocery bags, and A Lil Bird Told Me has a brilliant way to keep those slippery plastic sacks perfectly stored. Head on over to get the full instructions.
I just…what is there even to say, here? Basically, the picture shows you what to do. It’s brilliant and it involves a half-full bag of snacks, a wide-mouth bottle spout, and a lid.
My yarn stash was sitting in wicker baskets or boxes on the floor. Why not just lay out a moth banquet? So, I decided to see this is an opportunity to re-do the “knitting corner” in my living room.
So here some of my anti moths in yarn techniques…