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Elizabeth is a Colorado-based journalist specializing in spirituality, sustainability, health and wellness. Her work has appeared on Reader’s Digest online, in Yoga Journal, Prevention, AARP, Backpacker, 5280 and in dozens of others publications. Elizabeth loves that her job requires non-stop learning. Her curiosity about the world is insatiable—and she has a knack for distilling complex concepts into understandable talking points.

The Downside of Reusable Bags More People Need to Be Thinking About

Although more environmentally friendly than traditional single-use plastic bags, reusable bags, depending on what they are made out of, are more energy-intensive to produce, distribute, and recycle.