10 Items to Buy in Bulk to Reduce Plastic in Our Oceans

Buy in Bulk to Save our Oceans AND Money

Fishermen prepare to fish, amidst floating garbage off the shore of Manila Bay during World Oceans Day in Paranaque, Metro Manila June 8, 2013. REUTERS/Erik De Castro (PHILIPPINES – Tags: SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) – RTX10G3C

Part of how I contribute to being a good steward of our earth and the environment is to buy in bulk wherever possible. By doing so, I have reduced my footprint when it comes to plastic bottles and trash. I started using reusable water bottles instead of disposable ones a few years back and we do a ton of our shopping at Costco. Not only does this reduce plastic trash, but it saves us money too.

Buying in bulk can help save money and the planet. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, around 45 percent of waste in landfills can be attributed to food packaging and containers. When you buy in bulk, there is no packaging. Buying in […] Click here to view original article at Buy These 10 Items in Bulk and Help Keep Tons of Plastic Trash Out of the Oceans

And check out this cool infographic from the Ocean Health Index:

Source: Ocean Health Index

Source: Ocean Health Index

What are your favorite items to buy in bulk?

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