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How to ‘Green’ Up Your Next Grocery Shopping Trip

Redbook Logo By Jessica Booth of Redbook | Slide 1 of 21: It's no secret that our planet is experiencing severe global warming and climate change issues that have already begun seriously affecting all of us here on Earth. While it may feel like you, as an individual, can't make a big change, that's not true: there has never been a better time to focus on reducing your carbon footprint. Every small change, when added up, has the potential to make a huge difference. That starts with making the most environmentally-friendly choices possible in your everyday life, including when you go out grocery shopping. There are some choices you can make to help ditch unnecessary packaging and plastic that is contributing to a ton of waste. Completely getting rid of packaging at the grocery store may not be possible, but you can certainly limit your use of it. Here are some tips on how to go about that:

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It's no secret that our planet is experiencing severe global warming and climate change issues that have already begun seriously affecting all of us here on Earth. While it may feel like you, as an individual, can't make a big change, that's not true: there has never been a better time to focus on reducing your carbon footprint. Every small change, when added up, has the potential to make a huge difference. 

That starts with making the most environmentally-friendly choices possible in your everyday life, including when you go out grocery shopping. There are some choices you can make to help ditch unnecessary packaging and plastic that is contributing to a ton of waste. Completely getting rid of packaging at the grocery store may not be possible, but you can certainly limit your use of it. Here are some tips on how to go about that:

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