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  • Reusable bags are bad for your health
  • Reusable bags are bad for your health
    Mo Riza (2006) ©

Reusable bags are bad for your health

Doing the supermarket shop with a reusable bag might be good for the planet, but it might not be that great for your waistline. Studies now show that using an eco-friendly tote bag actually makes people more likely to reach for the sweet treats and sugary snacks they'd otherwise avoid.



  • Article image How snacking is taking over the US one bite at a time

    More calories were consumed in snacks during the 2015 Super Bowl than at Thanksgiving dinner in 2014. Snacking in the US is at an all-time high, with 91% doing it daily. So why is the 'little and often' habit replacing traditional meals? And what does the average American really want from a snack?

  • Article image Is treasuring the new materialism?

    ‘Til death us do part’ is usually reserved for weddings. But as sustainability becomes a bigger concern, it could be applied to our prized possessions, from cashmere jumpers to iPhones. But how achievable is this in a world where acquiring and upgrading are the status quo?

  • Article image Are we all impulsive shoppers?

    From understanding buyers’ eye movements to measuring brain activity when we’re shopping, decision science is becoming a market research norm. Author Phil Barden sheds light on the methods and approaches used by Decode Marketing to understand why people do the things they do.

  • Company creating positive behaviours Company creating positive behaviours

    We Are What We Do is a not-for-profit behaviour change company that creates ways for people to do more small, good things. The company makes products, such as reusable shopping bags, which help address major social and environmental issues.