Held the third Thursday in December, Heal the Bay’s annual A Day Without a Bag gives Southland shoppers an early holiday present, courtesy of a reusable bag giveaway at locations throughout Los Angeles County. Use the map of participating retailers to find a giveaway or promotion near you!
On this day we ask holiday shoppers and retailers to forgo single-use, plastic shopping bags in favor of reusable bags. It’s our mission that this one day of action will encourage people to go plastic bag-free throughout the year.
A Day Without a Bag is an education and grassroots event coordinated by Heal the Bay that involves community groups, businesses and individuals throughout the state of California. This year's A Day Without a Bag will be held on December 20, 2012.
Store Promotions: Retail partners supporting A Day Without a Bag through generous in-store offers. Plus, Green Santa will hand out reusable bags on Olvera Street in historic Los Angeles. A few lucky bags will contain “golden tickets” that can be redeemed for $25 Vons gift cards. In addition, throughout Los Angeles, Albertsons will host $100 gift card drawings for customers who bring their reusable bags to shop.
You can also join the festivities with your computer or smartphone via our Rockin’ Reusable contest. Take a picture of someone using a reusable bag and post it to Instagram, Twitter or Facebook with the hashtag #RockinReusables and tag @HealtheBay to enter. Winners will receive a limited edition Heal the Bay A Day Without a Bag T-shirt, $100 Vons gift card, as well as other prizes. Contest ends at 5 p.m. on December 20 and winners will be announced on December 21.