Plastic Bag Ban...5 Ways to Stop Forgetting Your Bags!
Has it ever occurred to you that when you go all the way to your supermarket, just to find out that you have forgotten one of the most important thing which is your shopping bag?
We’ve all been through those frustrations and we want to help you to minimise that! Here are just a few tips that can help you to reduce those moments and ensure that your bag is always with you when you head down to your local grocer.
1. Have plenty of bags available
Having a few bags at your disposal is great. But how do you know which reusable bags are the best in terms of durability, practicality and also the environment?
Our favourite reusable shopping bag are the nylon ones which can be folded up into the size of a mobile phone. These are available at a cheap price from the supermarket or from brands such as Onya or SAKitToMe.
2. Stash them in several places
Having reusable bags located in the places that you travel the most with would be great. Stash your reusable bags especially in your car, in your bag that you use the most, your bike, the pram and anywhere else that you might need them.
3. PUT YOUR BAGS BACK
This is a really important step and that is why it is in capital letters. Always remember to put the bags back to where it belongs after unloading your groceries from the bag.
4. Include “bags” in your shopping list
Always a good idea to put bags as the first item in your shopping list so you will not forget to bring them down from your car.
5. Involve your family
If you have kids and you take them shopping, explain why you want to take your special bags, and put them in charge of helping you remember to bring them with you and take them in. It gives them a job and helps to teach them remembering your bags is an important task as well!
With these tips in mind, let us work together in reducing the use of plastic bags that has been causing so much damage to our planet!
Do you carry reusable shopping bags? Share your tips for remembering to take them to the shops in the comments below!