04 May '11, 1pm
Fact o' the Day: More than 20 million plastic sandwich bags from school lunches go into U.S. landfills every day
This Sunday, families across the country will celebrate Mother’s Day by gathering for brunch, sending flowers or simply calling their moms. Earth911 wants to join in the festivities by recognizing five exceptional mothers who not only care for their children, but also the planet. SEE: Earth911 Mother’s Day Gift Guide 3GreenMoms Take On Disposable Sandwich Bags Kirsten Quigley (R) and Cris Bourelly (L) invented LunchSkins, reusable sandwich and snack bags, as a convenient, eco-friendly alternative to disposable plastic sandwich bags. Kirsten Quigley and her friend Cris Bourelly were sitting around a kitchen table in 2008 when they heard a staggering statistic on the news: More than 20 million plastic sandwich bags from school lunches go into U.S. landfills every day. Determined to provide other busy moms with a convenient eco-friendly alternative to disposable sandwich bags...