There were some really good bargains on at the grocery stores today so on my day off I ventured out…to return 2 hours later! I guess I wasn’t the only one who wanted to take advantage of the sales and stock up on pantry items. Luckily I had my sturdy cloth bags with me so all of my purchases got home safe and sound. My parents have used cloth bags for ever, way before stores starting charging for the plastic ones. So I when I started doing my own groceries I bought some cloth bags. Sustainable PF and I now have close to 10 I think. On an average trip I use probably 5-7 bags so if I were to pay $0.05 for each of those every time, I would pay somewhere between $0.25-$0.35 every grocery trip. If you consider that each bag cost us $1, the savings are big! Moreover I feel better knowing I am decreasing the number of plastic bags being produced by decreasing my demand for them. There is already too much plastic in the world.
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