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OUT, OUT damned plastic

WHEN I received my first set of reusable produce bags, I would proudly fill them up at the green grocer’s then bring them home, line them up on the kitchen bench, and then think, “Now what?” I had been so used to storing fruit and vegetables in plastic bags in my fridge that it took some research and experimentation to find alternatives. Plastic wrap was another stand-by in my kitchen for saving left-overs, and now I have completely eliminated it. It turns out there are any number of alternatives to single-use plastic in the kitchen, and most of them are easy swaps that don’t cost a

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