By Allison Leahy on April 26, 2011
Remember last summer’s plastics-industry funded study concerned with the contamination of reusable bags? It revealed that the vast majority (97% of those interviewed) don’t wash their reusable grocery bags. Gasp!
By Becky Striepe on September 7, 2010
I spotted this ad for reusable bags at Publix, and it’s brilliant! After a quick chat with the clerk at checkout, though, I left the grocery store with some mixed feelings about it.
By The Guardian on August 26, 2010
Use of carrier bags down 43% in four years, says Waste & Resources Action Programme, but recent figures show fresh rise
By LiveOAK Staff on April 15, 2009
The San Fransicso “Save the Bay” group has waged war on plastic bags in a campaign called “The Bay vs. The Bag,” while some feel it’s a fight not worth fighting… We do need to be careful not to placate our environmentalism with narrow easy wins, but we can’t be elitists that scoff at legitimate causes because they are “too small.”