Think Outside the Bag -Get $ back with each Re-Use
As part of it‘s ER (environmental resestoration) initative, MOM‘s-My Organic Market launched the Think Outside the Bag campaign. "We‘ve set a goal of 250,000 bag reuses for 2006" said Mark Smallwood, MOM‘s envronmental coordinator. "We‘ve eliminated plastic grocery bags from our stores and have made a significant purchase of durable re-usable bags." MOM‘s has been distributing the colorful bags, that can be re-used 100‘s of times, since Dec. ‘05. In addition MOM‘s is giving 10¢ back for each re-useable bag used, and 5¢ for each paper bag reused. Each MOM‘s reusable bag has the potential to eliminate an average of 1000 plastice bags over it‘s lifetime. Worldwide, consumers use 1 million plastic bags per minute, that‘s alot!. So when you shop at MOM‘s remember to Think Outside the Bag.