By just using reusable bags:
To kick-off our efforts, ABAG is distributing reusable grocery bags to local government officials to raise awareness of the simple steps that we all can take. The bag donation was made possible by support from the Pacific Gas and Electric Company.
Why a reusable grocery bag?The "bag from ABAG" is easy to use because of its small, handy size. It, or any other reusable bag can be carried in a pocket, purse or briefcase.
Why is it important to use reusable bags?
Other Bay Area local governments are involved in promoting reusable bags, including:
City of Oakland
City of Palo Alto
County of Santa Clara
The Bring your own Bag campaign
The following pages include tips, tools, and resources that can assist local governments and residents to make a difference: