Don’t Buy These Items Are The Grocery Store Unless You Want To Get Ripped Off

The grocery store has pretty much everything you could ever need in one convenient location, but sometimes convenience comes at a price. You could end up paying a lot more for an item just because it happens to be in a store where you go anyway to buy milk, eggs, and other necessities.

You’re better off buying some items from bulk food stores, places like Costco, online, and in some cases, you’re better off passing on the item altogether. Keep reading for some top shopping tips.

Don’t Buy Bottled Water

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Robert Alexander/Getty Images
Robert Alexander/Getty Images

First of all, plastic is killing our environment. Recycling isn’t as effective as you think it is, and even if you recycle your bottles, it still takes a lot of fossil fuels to make plstic bottles in the first place. You’re much better off investing in a reusable water bottle. The environment and your wallet will thank you.

If you’re not confident about the cleanliness of your tap water, invest in a water filter. All of those plastic water bottles add up to way more than the cost of an at-home filter and a metal bottle.