Elizabeth Marglin

Elizabeth Marglin contributes regularly to Reader’s Digest and TheHealthy on topics of sustainability, health and wellness. She also writes for Yoga Journal, AARP, Vitacost, and Prevention. She earned her Master’s in Journalism from Colorado University at Boulder.
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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.