It’s Time to Wash Those Canvas Grocery Bags

Most people are aware that plastic grocery bags can be harmful to the environment and more and more shoppers are choosing not to use them. In fact, some countries have an outright ban on them – including Bangladesh and Rwanda. Other cities in England, India, Australia and Mexico have started to ban or tax them as well. The United States has followed suit, with some cities – such as Los Angeles, California; Westport, Connecticut; Bethel, Alaska; Brownsville, Texas and Edmonds, Washington – banning plastic bags. And it looks like more will follow their lead. So, with canvas bags poised to become the primary transportation of groceries to home, what’s the best way to use and care for canvas bags? Community Blog Online has some tips for shoppers who are going greener.