Easy and Eco-Friendly Back-to-School Shopping Tips

Summer is officially flying by, and it’s time to start thinking about back-to-school shopping. I thought you may be interested to hear from the Bulk is Green Council eco-friendly tips for back-to-school grocery shopping without breaking the bank.

Shopping in the bulk foods aisle of your local grocery store or co-operative can be the most the most affordable (and sustainable!) way to shop. The bulk foods aisle also offers a number of products that are perfect for the back-to-school crowd — everything from yummy trail mixes for brown bag lunches to yogurt covered raisins for those late night study sessions.

Here’s a few more reasons to take a stroll down the bulk foods aisle of your local grocery store:

  • Save big on groceries by buying in bulk:
    • Enjoy natural and organic foods on a budget 
    • Buy more than just foods in bulk –

More information on the cost and eco-benefits of shopping in bulk are available at www.bulkisgreen.org.

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