Your Green Corner: Using Reusable Bags

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Okay, enough is enough with the plastic bags. When we talk about the small things we can do to green our corners of the world, this is an easy one: keep reusable bags on hand so you can tote purchases and other possessions without wasting plastic (or paper) bags. Above, the reusable bags from a few staffers in our GGUSA Santa Monica office.

For those in LA, there's an event this weekend in Silver Lake, "The Great Pacific Garbage Patch and How We Can Help Shrink It" about a floating garbage mass in the Pacific that's larger than the state of Texas and full of with plastic waste -- and that prompted us to say now and again, once and for all: let's all say no to plastic bags. Get the full scoop from our City Carbon Index team.