Everyone these days is offering fun reusable shopping bags for sale. So what makes one reusable bag different from the next?
Well, lot’s of things — actually. For starters:
For example, the most important features to me are a larger than normal size that also compacts small (or at least perfectly flat). Bonus points if it can stand open on its own, thanks to a flat bottom — similar to a paper sack. My favorite is still the Walmart reusable shopping bag.
For the record, in addition to large reusable bags like these, I also like to have a couple of reusable shopping bags that pack up really small — so they’re easy to carry with you. (The larger ones — like the Walmart bag — I keep in the car.)
Here are some reasons for using reusable shopping bags, how to save money with them, and where to find them. [Read more…]