No more plastic bags in NY state in supermarket

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ScottySkis1 ScottySkis1
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No more plastic bags in NY state in supermarket

Try to go shopping without a car
Impossible
MC2 5678F589 MC2 5678F589
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All the stores around me appear to have switched to paper bags and everything seems to be just fine.
Harvey Harvey
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Harder for pedestrians I guess. Never thought of that.

I like the idea of switching back to paper, but is it proven to be better?  Hope so.
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Brownski Brownski
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Clearly we’re all going to have to switch to the reusable bags, even though remembering to bring them with you will be a pain in the ass.

I think I remember when I was a kid everybody moved away from the paper bags cause we were supposedly gonna run out of trees. Am I imagining that?

A lot of liquor stores are planning to charge 5-25 cents for the paper bags.
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Shouldn’t enviro-conscious peeps be sporting their own reusable totes?  Paper is probably better for the environment than plastic, but much?
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I bagged groceries while in HS. The main question was paper or plastic because at that point we were saving the trees. Now we're saving the ocean and to hell with the trees.

Also, when my dad was in HS they were talking about the next ice age. It's all one big circle jerk we live in.
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I don't think there are many Aldi Grocery stores in North Jersey/New York. But I shop there a bit and have never heard anyone complain about bringing their own bags or using a quarter to get a shopping cart then getting the quarter back when you return it.
When I bring my groceries in and unload them I fold up the two bags I use and just take them out to the car the next time I get in it. It is a ridiculous waste when you realize all of the single use plastic bags that are used everyday and then just thrown away or end up as litter and eventually in the creeks, rivers, and oceans. How many times have you seen someone buy a single item already in a bag and they put it in another bag? Or something like a bottle with an easy to carry handle and they automatically put that in a bag?
I think every grocery store should do the quarter thing with the carts. Then when people who are too lazy to even put them in cart corral ten feet away leave them in parking space, some kid will return it for the quarter.
ScottySkis1 ScottySkis1
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No bags of paper or plastic when I stopped at quick check
Pharmacy rite aid has them
Not going to figure out how to shop for people who take buses this another's stupid law that is not going to help reduce plastic production this hurts people
Yes plastic is not good for the world
But this is not going to put a dent in stopping plastic being produce at all
As a person who doesn't drive just make my life impossible
As all plastic soda bottles and food products still in plastic
NY state wonder state not
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i always have a few reusable bags in my car..so no big deal
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Most stores sell their own reusable bags.

But if you want something bombproof, stylish, and functional (albeit not cheap), this is the company of one of my former paddling buddies.  He has a decent history of success with industrial design (backpacks, womens lacrosse goggles, that first cool Bern ski and snowboard helmet with the brim). He relocated to Washington state a bunch of years ago. He has always been a huge proponent of American manufacturing. Also a great skier and kayaker.

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