stfuconservatives:

think-progress:

Plastic bags in L.A.: 2012 (2.7 billion), 2014 (ZERO)
Source

Personally, I’m thrilled. I bring my reusable bags almost everywhere, and I’d be even more diligent about it if I knew there weren’t going to be any plastic ones.
Hopefully this will encourage scientists to develop an alternative that is as efficient and also biodegradable.
(And lighter than paper bags — that’s the reason most stores don’t use them; they’re more expensive to ship. Also the glue that holds the handles on attracts cockroaches. I worked at a grocery store in high school.)

stfuconservatives:

think-progress:

Plastic bags in L.A.: 2012 (2.7 billion), 2014 (ZERO)

Source

Personally, I’m thrilled. I bring my reusable bags almost everywhere, and I’d be even more diligent about it if I knew there weren’t going to be any plastic ones.

Hopefully this will encourage scientists to develop an alternative that is as efficient and also biodegradable.

(And lighter than paper bags — that’s the reason most stores don’t use them; they’re more expensive to ship. Also the glue that holds the handles on attracts cockroaches. I worked at a grocery store in high school.)

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