Light and disposable and relatively cheap, they used to be a convenience. But plastic shopping bags now carry a bad rap. They litter the neighborhoods and clog storm drains and sewers. In a word, plastic bags are a mess and it’s time retailers and consumers toss them aside.
The more than 380 billion single-use, carry-out plastic shopping bags that Americans use each year—about 600 bags per person, or almost two per day—are inexpensive to manufacture and have some useful q...
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