Nickel Bag Program – A Year In Review

The Nickel Bag Program at Outdoor Gear Exchange is one of the many ways we support local nonprofit organizations. We encourage our customers not to take plastic shopping bags from us by donating 5¢ for every bag that is saved! At the end of each month we total up the nickels and choose a nonprofit organization to receive it as a donation. We choose our Nickel Bag Recipients based on … Read more >>

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Published:January 13, 2014 View Post

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Nickel Bags – Year In Review

With 2012 behind us, let’s take a look at how our Nickel Bag program performed over the year.

Leave a comment below and tell us who you think should be a recipient of our Nickel Bag Donations!

The Nickel Bag Program aims to offset the waste produced by plastic bags by encouraging customers to bring their own shopping bag and not to take a plastic bag from us. Here’s how … Read more >>

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Published:January 8, 2013 View Post

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September’s Nickel Bag Donation

Congratulations to Rozalia Project, last month’s recipient of our Nickel Bag Donation! Nickel Bag is a program to encourage the customers who shop with us to not take a shopping bag. For every bag saved we donate a nickel to an environmental based nonprofit, last month was Rozalia Project. We were about to save 4,182 shopping bags, resulting in a $209.10 donation. 

“Rozalia Project for a Clean Ocean’s mission is … Read more >>

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Published:October 5, 2012 View Post

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