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Welcome to Bring Your Own Glen-Ed

 Reduce the harm single-use plastics have on our health, the environment, and the local economy.  

Community Bag Share Program

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Bring Your Own Glen-Ed is pleased to announce its Community Bag Share Program.  Anyone who shops in the Edwardsville/Glen Carbon area may donate or take clean, reusable bags at any of the following locations:


Neibur YMCA

Edwardsville Public Library

CVS Edwardsville

Edwardsville Children's Museum

Joe's Market Basket Edwardsville

Land of Goshen Community Market

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About Us

Executive Team Members

Donna Charleston

Peg Flach

Mary Grose

Cartney James

Kathy Krieg

Stephanie Malench

Toni Oplt

Rachel Tompkins

Sheila Voss


What You Can Do

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If you live in Edwardsville or Glen Carbon, IL, sign our petition at  https://www.thepetitionsite.com/500/812/968/edwardsville-support-the-reduction-of-single-use-plastic-bags/(Edwardsville) 


We also need Edwardsville residents to write to their alderperson asking them to accept our proposal.  You can find your alderperson's name, email, and phone number in the Community Activist tab.

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Love Notes

 This is very important to our children and the future of our planet.Although it is a very small step in a very big problem, it is time to start thinking of other people.  Scott T. 


 Keep our community clean, beautiful and safe by reducing the number of single-use plastic bags in circulation. We have the power to make a difference!  - Hanamori S.


 I am aware of the negative impact of plastic bags on the environment and my family has been limiting its use for years. We have a large collection of reusable bags that we use regularly. I would like our community to do more to reduce this common pollutant.  - Alison L.


P lastic bags are strangling our oceans, killing and maiming wildlife, and last forever. I want to clean up our world for my grandchildren.  - Sandra P.

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Bring Your Own Glen-Ed

Edwardsville, Illinois, United States

info@bringyourownglen-ed.org