1. Buy fresh produce
The less processed and less packaged, the better. Grocery Outlet sells some beautiful greens, I found these greens for just 99 cents a bunch.
2. Choose recycled chlorine free paper products
Recycled paper products are better quality than you might think these days and using them is an easy way to go green.
3. Invest in stoneware and ceramic baking dishes
Made from silica or clay and water, not noxious chemicals, they will last a lifetime if cared for properly with no warping or flaking of non-stick coatings. These beautiful pieces were only $4.99 each.
4. Pick reusable products
5. Look for products with minimal packaging
Choose staple items that are packaged in recyclable cardboard, rather than plastic.
One of the easiest things you can do to be eco friendly when it comes to shopping is to use your own bag, rather than choosing "paper or plastic."
Grocery Outlet is hosting a contest via Instagram where anyone can design their next eco-frugal reusable grocery bag. Imagine how cool it would be to see people shopping with a bag you designed! So design something amazing! Take a picture and post it to Instagram with the tag @grocery_outlet and the hashtag #GOGreenBag
The deadline to enter is April 17 and the winner will be announced on Earth Day (April 22) The prize is a $100 Grocery Outlet gift certificate, and there are runner up prizes as well.
Want to try eco friendly shopping at Grocery Outlet? Share your best tip eco friendly tip in the comments and one winner will receive a $30 Grocery Outlet gift card, courtesy of Grocery Outlet.
Joshua you are the winner! I have emailed you, please send me your mailing address so I can send you the gift certificate.
Disclaimer: My thanks to Grocery Outlet for providing the gift cards for me and this giveaway