5 Simple Ways to Shop Greener at the Grocery Store and $100 Gift Card to Whole Foods Market

I’m partnering with Whole Foods Market today to bring you 5 simple ways to shop greener at the grocery store and a chance to win a $100 gift card!

5 Simple Ways to Shop Greener at the Grocery Store

Over the years I’ve made a conscious effort to change the way I shop for food.  I started to look for ways to reduce my consumption and reuse or recycle whenever possible.  I became more keenly aware of the impact that even small changes in my purchasing habits can make on the environment and looked for simple ways to be more environmentally-friendly both at home and when I shop.

Buying groceries is one of those things we all have to do often which makes it the ideal place to start to make meaningful changes.  From the types of groceries you buy to the bags you carry them home in, there are lots of opportunities to go green at the grocery store.

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