Margie Sumadh endorsed 2014-07-10 22:57:52 -0400yes I did.
I also suggest that we don’t just encourage people to buy in bulk stores. Local greengrocers sell without a lot of packaging. That means you buy loose – e,g, mushrooms, so you get the amount you want whch may be less than the packaged. Its also lasts longer – can keep in a reused paper bag / paper towel etc. No need to buy salad in plastic covered containers or cukes covered in plastic.
If you need a bad for mushrooms – keep bags in your shopping bag. Local shopkeepers will love you. You save them too!!!
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