The non-plastic cloth grocery bags are great for the environment, eliminating paper and plastic waste. However, there are a few things you need to know about the cloth bags.
1. Wash your bags after using them! Tests have shown that the cloth bags can harbor all sorts of bacteria.
2. Don't leave the bags in the trunk of your car! Why? The temperature gets very hot in there, and guess what, more bacteria!
Follow these tips and you should be able to eliminate much of the bacteria that can make you and your family sick.