Category Archives: Bulk

Bulk finds from Costco

We all know buying in bulk is cheaper and better for the environment, but I keep hearing about the “right type of bulk” vs the “wrong.”

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Refilling your spice jars

How much plastic and glass do you think we could save if we stopped buying spices? I’m not saying to not use spices, I’m saying what if we stopped buying them in the new plastic and glass jars each time we needed new ones , and refilled them instead?

Spices in bulk.

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My first trip to Whole Foods

A few months ago, we had our first Whole Foods experience. I steeled myself for the prices. After all, it’s nick name is “Whole paycheck,” isn’t it?

Reusing candle jars. The seal keeps the goods longer than the marinara and sauerkraut jars I’ve tried.

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Buying in Bulk

Bulk seems to be the way to go to get away from all this packaging. And I’m not talking about bulk foods that sell larger boxes or 5 boxes of cereal packaged together, wound up with plastic cellophane either. We visited a BJ’s Wholesale Club, and that’s all they offered.

This is what I'm talking about!

I’m looking for bulk in bins that I can scoop out into a mesh or cloth bag and take home with me = absolutely no packaging. Apparently, in Canada bulk foods are the norm. It hasn’t yet reached America. WHY ARE WE SO BEHIND IN THIS? Somebody,  please, enlighten me.

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