Recycle grandma blog

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Can you imagine a world without plastic wrap or tin foil? What would you do without that nice cushy Charmin or if you had to use flour sacks for underwear?

Forget frustration free packaging, how about NO packaging?

Just when you thought she couldn't get any cooler, turns out dear 'ol grandma was an eco warrior in disguise. She's better at recycling than pretty much all of us. I mean, WAY better. Like, you know how much more amazing her cookies and pies turn out than yours (even with no online recipe or video tutorial from Cooking Magazine)? Well, it turns out that when it comes to reduce, reuse, refill, and recycle, it also doesn't get any better than grandma.

We asked a couple of these amazing women what life was like "back in the day" when it came to the way consumer goods were packaged. Not only are they adorable, they let us in on some fascinating ways they worked harder than us to save the planet - without even knowing it.