Plastic grocery bags often claim to be 'biodegradable' or 'compostable'. However they usually only break down into smaller pieces of plastic becoming microplastics. These are just as harmful as regular plastic grocery bags! The great news is .....
REUSABLE PRODUCE BAGS ARE A SUSTAINABLE ALTERNATIVE!
Little Bumble now offers handmade reusable produce bags. Use them for fruits, veggies, nuts and even some bulk dried food items such as chickpeas or coffee beans. They are made from mesh fabric with a drawstring rope and includes a drawstring puller to help secure bag contents. Keep them in your car for your shopping trips and reuse them time and time again to help reduce plastic waste. Available in 3 handy sizes:
Small (19x19cm) - for nuts, garlic, sugar snap peas, beans, cherries, etc.
Medium (24x24cm) - for apples, oranges, onions, lemons, stone fruits, etc.
Large (29x29cm) - for bananas, zucchini, eggplant, sweet potato, carrots, etc.
- Sizes are approximate. They are individually handmade and may vary in size by 10% plus or minus the listed measurements.
- To clean the bags give them a gentle hand wash and then dry inside, out of direct sunlight.
- Photos feature beans in size small, apples is size medium and bananas in size large.