(June 2012 update: BYOBags now on sale at $5 each!) Sustainable Princeton’s BYOBag Campaign is selling a newly-designed reusable bag to help remind people to “Shop Local, Shop Fair Trade, and » more about Princeton Shops Sustainably BYOBags for Sale!
“Change a habit and change the world” . We are trying to encourage Princeton residents to get into the habit of using resuable bags rather than single-use plastic bags that so many shops give away. If everyone in Princeton used reusable bags for shopping, together we could save fifteen million bags per year from harming wildlife and the environment we all share. We urge residents to support the many local businesses that have enrolled in our program as “BYOBag” Businesses, making a commitment to reducing single-use plastic and asking customers to “bring their own bag.”
Members of Princeton University’s Class of 2015 were given a "Sustainability Survival Kit" when they arrived on campus this year. The University’s Office of Sustainability collaborated with » more about Princeton University Students Get Sustainability Kits
Princeton YMCA campers are helping to reduce single-use plastic bag use in Princeton. As part of Hometown Hero Week at the YMCA, August 15 - 19, the YMCA has teamed up with Sustainable » more about YMCA Campers Create Reusable Bags for Local Business Give Away
(Updated Nov. 30, 2011) The following local businesses have signed the BYOBag pledge to reduce the number of single-use plastic bags, cutlery and other products they give away. The Alchemist » more about Support your local BYOBag Businesses
In March 2011, Sustainable Princeton launched a campaign to substantially reduce usage of single-use shopping bags and other single-use plastic items in Princeton. The issue Plastic items like » more about BYOBag Campaign: summary for March-July 2011