Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Sigh. I love Ecomom.com. I could browse for hours creating a wish list to turbo charge my commitment to a greener lifestyle. From the Babo Rosemary Tea Tree Lice Repel Conditioning Spray (always good to have on hand in case ukus are going around at school) to the Stainless Steel Compost Pail (must.start.composting.again)—it all looks wonderful and such great prices!
And while our first review item from Ecomom, the Flip and Tumble Set of 5 Produce Bags, seems a bit mundane, it’s the next step to take in your green grocery shopping routine. If you’ve become expert at toting along your reusable grocery bags to avoid using plastic, it makes sense that you take that commitment further with reusable produce bags.
The Flip and Tumble bags came in a set of five, each with a different colored tag sewn into the side so that you can color code what goes into each bag and keep filling it with the same item over time (and between washes). The bags themselves are made of polyester and with the transparent fabric it’s easy to see what’s in each bag. The ties at the top are sturdy and each bag is roomy, measuring 12 x 14. Best of all, I love how the fabric is breathable and allows condensed water on the produce to evaporate. The way plastic bags kept in that moisture just led to soggy, rapidly decaying veggies.
Personally, I think every green home should have two sets of these produce bags. One set in use in the crisper and one set ready to go with your reusable shopping bags so that you’re never in need of a plastic produce bag at the store or the farmer’s market.
SHOP: You can purchase the Flip and Tumble Set of 5 Produce Bags HERE.
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posted 5:54 PM