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Nosestretcher alert: reusable grocery bags are a direct threat to public health

by Ben Chapman

Brad Gertsman, lawyer, lobbyist and co-founder of the New York Association of Grocery Stores writes in a New York Post op-ed that reusable grocery bags are a health risk. 474 more words

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Crazy Bag Lady

Growing up, my mom’s best friend would bring her own bags to the grocery store. I’ll admit that as an eight year old, I thought it was kind of strange (sorry Mrs. 495 more words

Fort Collins Gets Serious About Charging For Grocery Bags

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (CBS4) – Colorado’s fourth-largest city is considering charging shoppers for disposable grocery¬†bags.

Fort Collins is proposing that at check-out shoppers who want to load their groceries up in either a disposable paper or plastic bag would be charged a 10-cent fee per bag by the store. 225 more words

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