Between school and work lunches, plastic bags can add up quick and will be around for centuries. ReUsies is a snazzy way to do your part in reducing waste. These resusable snack and sandwich bags come in two sizes and have a bunch of fun color and designs. They are 100% cotton lined with leak-resistant nylon and are secured with Velcro. Check them all out at www.reusies.com.
The EPA estimates 500 billion – one trillion plastic bags are used worldwide every year. According to greenlivingideas.com, a person who packs a waste-free lunch will not only help the environment but save over $200 a year. Using reusable bags, containers, drink bottles, utensils and cloth napkins are also recommended greener lunchtime habits.