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Bulk Bag

Make bulk shopping easier than conventional shopping

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Design a Bulk Bag with available compartments for every main food category that can be purchase in bulk at a supermarket like Whole Foods or other. Each compartment could be clipped to the inside walls of the Bag to adjust for different needs. Overall, it is the lunchbox idea transferred to grocery shopping, where the bag helps make bulk shopping easier, all organized in one place. The Bulk Bag would have the Twin Bulk Bag so that at the cashier, after the inserts are scanned and weighted, they can be placed inside the Twin Bulk Bag.

Partner with Bulk Markets to allow the Bulk Bag to be used without the inserts having to be weighted before hand. 

The picture above is an idea of what the inside of the bag would look like. 

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The ultimate solution to the plastic waste is to abolish most of the packaging.

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I am a mother, health advocate, and passionate about sustainability. I know how hard is to raise a family and try to help the environment at the same time, so I think that the solution is to make green easier, to use our design ideas to help other people adopt systems that otherwise they would not.

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I agree to this idea of bulk bags...... It will help reduce wastes. This is in alignment with the one who suggested going back to the days we use woooden basket for our bounty groceries.

Lia your idea is helpful.

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