Earth Day Projects- Reusable Bags

Using a fabric or reusable bag reduces the number of paper and plastic bags that go to our landfills. We all know this and there are so many options out there for bags–from freebies to stylish numbers to those you can make yourself which is today’s topic!

This pair work great together or separately. Make several of the shopping bags and store them inside the insulated tote. You will love the shopping bag– it is nice and roomy and the shape will accommodate cereal boxes and other boxed pantry items.



 Reusable bags aren’t environmentally friendly if they just ride round in the trunk of your car!  You must remember to take them into the store! This little lady bug bag caddy fits easily into your purse and will hold two shopping bags. The shopping bag pattern is included.

CS0072 Lady Bug Shopping Bag Caddy
Lady Bug Shopping Bag Caddy

Make your shopping bag “double green” by creating it out of re-purposed garments. Create a tote using a T-shirt

T-Shirt Tote
Or create a tote using re-cycled jeans like this “Double Green Denim Tote” from Islander Sewing systems.
Double Green Shopping Bag
Double Green Shopping Bag

Do you have a creative solution for re-usable bags? Please share!

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