Monthly Archives: December 2010

A Chance to Shop! by Rebecca Mayer

The message of Bag It, and this blog, is to consume less, and appreciate what you have more.  I hope this was a transformative holiday season for many Bag It viewers.  It’s amazing what happens when you transfer your focus … Continue reading

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BPA Bans…by Rebecca Mayer

I can attest to the fact that knowledge of the harmful effects of BPA is becoming ubiquitous.  This is due to the fact that the subject came up at Christmas dinner.  My family is generally interested in historical discussions, but … Continue reading

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MisLead…by Rebecca Mayer

Momentum is growing for single-use plastic bag banning throughout the US (see this video just for fun).  Those who have an interest in plastic manufacturing are running scared.  “Studies” for the latest reports about lead tainted reusable shoppers can be … Continue reading

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Green Christmas! by Rebecca Mayer

25 to 30 million Christmas trees are cut each Christmas and then tossed into the trash.  Trees are becoming a more and more precious commodity to us all. Here are several ways to save a tree this (or next) Christmas: … Continue reading

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Resolution? Reduce Packaging 2011! by Rebecca Mayer

It’s almost time to start thinking about resolutions.  A great one that we at Bag It recommend?  Reduce your packaging in the New Year! In this spirit, we would like to provide you with two easy ways.  If you have … Continue reading

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Natural Gifting…by Rebecca Mayer

As we enter the most consumer-driven time of the year, it’s been interesting to note the ways that I and my friends as individuals can turn the focus from buying to giving. Buying usually involves either some sort of stress … Continue reading

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Offshore Drilling and Plastic…by Rebecca Mayer

Facing oil spills and plastic pollution, the ocean is in dire need of socially directed change.  Billions of us make individual choices each day – what we choose to consume, how we choose to dispose of our consumables, and how … Continue reading

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