Wednesday, May 28, 2008

So I have some good news...

First some background: I carry a bunch of canvas bags in my trunk for when I go to the grocery store. Well I haven't been using them lately for two reasons, #1 - I forget and #2 - I've had some bad experiences with more than one cashier who was more concerned about the inconvenience I was causing than my desire to conserve.

One of the most thoughtful gifts I have ever received was this:



from Holly.



Today I decided I was going to take some of my "Colby Stead" canvas bags to Smiths. I was a bit nervous to ask the bag boy to use my canvas bags. He said sure like he did it all the time. The checker asked how many bags I brought. Then I looked up at the screen where they show you your total and I noticed that they had taken 20 cents off for my bags. I was stoked - they take off 5 cents for every bag.

Finally!

5 comments:

Mona said...

FYI: They don't take the 5 cents off on self-checkout AND that stupid self-checkout scale freaks out when you put a canvas bag on it.

Talk about convenience...

Holliann said...

Hey they don't do that at macey's, but whenever I hand them my "Costco" green bags, that are big enough to tote a small child btw, they always say cool, or good job. I like to hear that!

Gritty Pretty said...

Good for you! I have so many nice cloth bags that I often forget. Urgh.

HollyWood said...

Wow. I can't believe you still have those and that they held up after more than one use. You made my day.

jen said...

thanks for the inspiration. it seems half of my greenness has left me since i moved overseas. sad.