So how are you guys doing? Did you buy anything this week?
~I had to look through my bank records I honestly couldn’t remember anything and I was right, I bought nothing this week!
~I wanted so badly to go to our local green living store….its green so its ok right? No green things are still manufactured, still use resources, still have to be shipped and if you don’t need them then they are still a waste.
~Not buying things isn’t the only way to reduce your impact, buying local and with less packaging. One great place to do this is your local farmers market Check out my buys from last weekend
Do you see it? Right there at the top? If you return the jar to her she will credit your next purchase $1.00 plus the jar is reused which is way better than recycled! Check out more about her amazing sauce here : http://solocodesign.com/sauceannalisa/
~Another good way to reduce your impact when food shopping (which is necessary) is to use cloth produce bags. There is a trick to this however, see through is best and different sized bags make life a whole lot easier.
This brings me to my first item that will be included in the Reduce Challenge Giveaway, a set of purple produce bags from Love for Earth! Its easy to get entered in this giveaway, just comment on any of the Challenge posts (one comment per post) and let me know what you are doing to reduce your impact! At the end of the challenge I will draw a name. So come on and join in!