1. Paper bags
Although paper bags aren’t as strong, they make an excellent alternative to plastic bags. These are eco-friendly, recyclable, foldable and easy to store. Also because paper doesn’t contain harmful chemicals, they are safe for children as well.
2. Canvas tote bags
Canvas bags are a durable variety that come in different shapes sizes and sizes. These are thicker than plastic bags and last for a long time. You can also buy the material and stitch your own canvas bags at home, personalising them with accessories and different fabrics.
3. Mesh produce bags
You can find mesh bags with drawstrings that are perfect for produce, or make your own with some lightweight fabric. If you look around, you’ll see many items, such as onions, potatoes and grapes already packaged in mesh bags. This is to protect them from cold, moist, dry and humid environments.
4. Jute bags
Jute bags can be carried to work, grocery shop or even the beach. The intricate weaving patterns and dyes make these bags an admirable piece of art. If you’re looking for an inexpensive way to look fashionable, jute bags are the thing for you.
5. Foldable metal trolley
Shop in style whether you’re at the grocery store or your local farmer’s market with a foldable metal trolley. These roomy trolleys are ideal when shopping. They’re lightweight, see-through, can be recycled once their useful life is over.
6. Denim bags
Denim bags are another creative way to go green. It’s a great method to reuse your old or worn out jeans. These are mostly tear-resistant and extremely durable. Denim is stretchy making it easy to stitch, handle and clean.
7. Crochet bags
Crochet bags are cheap and also easy to make. All you need is some wool or yarn and a crochet needle and you’re ready to start making your own bag. These bags can be a great way to embrace your creative side.
8. Woven rattan bags
Rattan bags may take a little more from your wallet, but are worth every penny. Available in various hues and styles, these bags also come with leather additions. If sustainable fashion is on your mind, woven rattan bags are the choice for you.
9. Reuseable bags
Many grocery stores offer their own reusable shopping bags. The bags are usually displayed at various locations throughout the store, at the customer service counter, and when you check out and pay for your groceries. By purchasing an eco-friendly recyclable shopping bag, you’re helping the planet and saving money, too.