Monday, January 9, 2012

Tote Overload in New York Mag

New York magazine recently ran an article called Tote Overload (Dec. 12 2011). The article makes a good point about consumption. There's no argument that reusable totes make an impact on the burgeoning plastic trash problem we face. But over consumption can still occur with the eco-friendly tote bag. Professional personal organizer Beth Zeigler came up with an innovative solution. She staged a redistribution drive this December in L.A, and collected 1,900 unused reusable bags for redistribution. Great! Now let's get these drives to catch on in cities nationwide!
To view the entire article, click here.

1 comment:

Tricia said...

Hopefully they'll be distributed in a useful way!

It seems to me that the grocery store reusable bags are getting smaller. I have (and regularly use) a collection from the first wave of bag-consciousness, and you can easily fit 2 milk jugs side by side. This is not true of the newer ones.

(wv: trash. how bizarre!)