12 Reusable Products That Will Save You Money Over and Over

1. Grocery and shopping bags

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Paper or plastic? How about cloth or nylon instead? My city, Seattle, prohibits retail stores from giving out single-use plastic bags, and requires stores to charge at least 5 cents for grocery-size paper bags.

Sure, it’s only a nickel, but I prefer to keep my money for myself, so I bring my own reusable bags to the store.

My husband loves these fruit-shaped ones on Amazon. They fold up so tiny he can shove several in his car’s glove compartment.

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