One of the biggest sources of plastic waste is packaging from the grocery store. We talked to Melissa Brown, co-owner of The Kiva in downtown Eugene, about some of the ways consumers can bring less plastic home. Keep in mind that some grocery stores may not allow all of these practices, so check with them first. Bring reusable containers to bulk foods and produce At The Kiva, the plastic bags you’ve used to take home bulk goods in the past can be reused. You can also bring other plastic bags used to store dry goods such as bread or tortillas.