If you care about the earth we live on, start by ditching plastic bags. Why? They don’t actually biodegrade. Sure, they disintegrate into smaller and smaller bits, but they are still there and they are still plastic. Check this out:
Buying reusable fabric bags to bring home your groceries is a relatively simple first step.
Do grocery cashiers ask this question anymore: “Paper or Plastic?” Not very often! But your best response would be a smile and “Neither!” while you set your collection of fabric bags on the conveyor belt.
Is this a step you’ve made? What other very simple steps could you take?