Perfect Day to clean reusable bags for food shopping.
We love seeing customers at farmers market bringing reusable bags and totes. Hurray to you for responsible stewardship of energy and resources. You shop local to bring fresh and healthy into your home, keeping the bags germ free and safe for hauling food is important too.
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As they say at the Cleaning Institute “When in doubt, wash your bags! If bags are worn and dirty, throw them out!”
Other online sources with whys and hows of keeping it clean when you go green are available if you really want to dig into the dirt on this subject :
- from CDC: Reusable Grocery Bags: Keep “Em Clean While Going Green
- from Brownsville PHD: Cleaning Reusable bags
- from TLC Home: How to Keep Your Reusable Bags Clean and Safe
- and of course About.com offers: How to Keep Reusable Grocery Bags Clean and Safe
Each article has a little different style, most suggest keeping reusable bags catagorized. for example One for meats only, not putting meats in a bag that has toted fresh picked veggies from a home garden. Color code, mark with a tag, et cetera.
Simply consider how to shop eco-friendly, healthy and wise.
What works best for you to stay green and clean?
Thanks for hanging out with me on this lovely rainy day,