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Monday, July 19

A Step Towards Friendly Shopping

On the weekend my hubby and I did a bit of shopping. I sent him off in one direction and I went in the other hoping not to cross paths because I needed to get his present but he on the other hand was more organised then me and had already got mine. Well I did get his present and in plenty of time, now I just need to wrap it and make a card! His birthday is this Thursday I'm sure there won't be a problem getting it made;) Anyway when I was wondering about I headed into the health food shop and spotted these great reusable fruit and vegetable bags.



I had wanted to make some of my own but other projects have pushed their way forward and so I haven't managed to make any yet. I still would like to make them but when I saw them I decided to buy them and go forward another step towards being more environmentally friendly. Today I used them for the first time and felt good about walking out of the shop knowing I had come home with less plastic.



Because I do my shopping at Coles I do still end up taking home plastic because organic carrots already come prepackaged and so do potatoes but I know it's a step in the right direction. I need to buy some more but for now it's a good start.

Tomorrow is my birthday so I'll be back tomorrow with a little giveaway from me to you to celebrate. See you then!

7 comments:

  1. Good on you, Catherine! It is a good feeling to just make an effort, it may only be small, but it's a good contribution!! They look like a great idea, at some stage (a few years from now!) I may find some time to make some myself.... or buy them!
    I really hope you have a great day tomorrow xx
    Flick

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  2. BRAVO! Well done Catherine.

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  3. These look great.....I really must start being a little more thoughtful.....will have to check these out. x

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  4. They look great Catherine. Nicely Done.

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  5. These look great and will save many plastic bags. Each little step is one in the right direction!

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  6. They're brilliant Catherine! Have wanted to make some myself too but I don't know if I'll bother when someone has done all the hard work. Hope you have a brilliant birthday!! :)

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  7. What a wonderful idea! I always take my green shopping bags with me but always feel so guilty using plastic bags for fruit and veg - this would be a great way to solve this problem - thanks for sharing xx

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