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The Green Life: Green Your Garage Sale: Reusable Bags

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August 05, 2010

Green Your Garage Sale: Reusable Bags

Reusable bag Turning your trash into someone else's treasure is as easy as having a garage sale. The next time you organize one, consider this week’s tips.

Tip #4: Sustainable Shopping Sacks

Before the big day, request garage-sale attendees bring shopping bags to stow their finds, whether it's in their favorite canvas tote or a perfectly reusable plastic sack they have lying around the house. In case your customers don't remember to bring their own carryall, have a few spare recyclable paper bags or even biodegradable bags handy. If you happen to grow fruit or vegetables at home, consider rewarding your bag-bringing patrons' eco-consciousness with fresh, organic produce.

Tell us: What type of reusable bag do you recommend?

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