This structured tote, with a flat bottom, has roomy 12-inch handles. It’s also easy to wipe clean, so no need to fret over a little spilled milk.To buy: $13, rumebags.com.
As its name suggests, this water-resistant sack inspires cheery spirits with its bright colors and pretty prints.To buy: $10, envirosax.com.
Punchy, with pretty purple handles, it’s the perfect size for a quick trip to the grocery store.To buy: Unfortunately, this item is no longer available.
Available in five modern prints, this polyester bag has an inner pocket that allows it to fold into itself, shrinking it down to the size of a plum.To buy: $12, flipandtumble.com.
When you buy this durable burlap bag, a percentage of the proceeds are sent to the UN World Food Programme or the U.S. Fund for UNICEF.To buy: $48, feedprojects.com.
A multi-purpose grocery bag that can double as a weekend tote. Made of durable canvas, it comes in a multitude of colors and has a short or long strap to fit your carrying preference.To buy: $26, baggu.com.
This bold, ethnic-inspired carrier is lightweight and a breeze to tote around.To buy: $7, conservingnow.com.
Though it weighs practically nothing, it’s a heavy lifter when it comes to how much it can hold.To buy: $8, chicobag.com.
This machine-washable tote can hold the contents of three disposable grocery bags.To buy: $9, baggu.com.
Made from recycled plastic, this bag has handles that "won't pinch your shoulders or strain your back," said a tester.To buy: $4, wholefoodsmarket.com for locations.
The graphic vegetable image on this organic-cotton tote won over testers. And the rectangular bottom "helps it stand up straight, no matter what you put inside."To buy: $25, getskn.com.
When unfurled, this tough little number holds up to 25 pounds; when folded, it's the size of a peach, so you can "keep it in your purse and always have it on hand."To buy: $12, flipandtumble.com.
Great for “big trips to the grocery store or a family picnic,” this multifaceted system features various bags that together can hold 70 pounds of food.
To buy: $50, blueavocado.com.Get Daily Finds via e-mail