Featuring beach photos taken by the island’s uber-photographer, Steve Simonsen, the bags are a joint venture including the Friends of the Virgin Islands National Park and the Elizabeth Haub Foundation.
It is part of a nationwide effort by the Haub Foundation to reduce the number of plastic bags which when just discarded carelessly, in St. John, are dangerous to coral reefs.’
“Our goal is to create enough incentive for shoppers to remember to use these bags. With the high cost of fuel and increasing price of food, we are hopeful that a 10% discount for bringing in your bag will be the catalyst that will help us reach our goal”, said Friends’ president Joe Kessler.
Dolphin Market is in Cruz Bay, at Boulon Center, near How to save money on groceries the construction site.