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Follow us on Facebook or Twitter before August 31, 2014 for a chance to win a MY ECO 4-in-1 reusable shopping bag or a $50 Ralphs gift card.

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Welcome to Bring Your Own Bag San Diego!

Our mission is to encourage the use of reusable shopping bags in the City of San Diego. By using reusable bags, you can help save marine wildlife and reduce pollution and litter. Explore our site and get tips on using your reusable bag, find out about local events in the community, and learn how to get or make - your own reusable bag for FREE! Graphic of Shopping Cart, Reusable Bag, Globe, 500 million single use plastic bags are distributed every year in San Diego. Each of these is used on average for 12 minutes. After only eight uses, one reusable bag uses 50% less energy, has a 40% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, and uses 30% less water than a single-use plastic bag. Plastic bags account for between 2-7% of the debris removed at local community and beach cleanups.
This adds up to hundreds of thousands of bags cleaned up by volunteers, non-profit organizations, businesses, and government programs.

Reusable Bag Giveaway Events

Come pick up your free, durable reusable shopping bag at one of our giveaway events. These bags are machine-washable and made with reclaimed fabric by veterans!

8/14/14Thurs 10:30 am -12:30 pmBalboa Library4255 Mt. Abernathy Ave92117
8/15/14Fri3:00-5:00 pmLogan Heights Library567 So. 28th St.92113
EveryThursday3:00-7:00 pmLinda Vista Farmers Market6939 Linda Vista Road92111
EverySaturday9:00am-1:00pmCity Heights Farmers Market4350 Wightman Street92105