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Re: [GreenYes] Charging for Bags
John,

Most grocery stores in CA still offer canvas bags for sale.  I agree they 
could use some help promoting from local recycling programs in their 
newsletters...

Gary

At 12:34 PM 05/24/02 -0400, RJayW2@aol.com wrote:
>Several years ago when living in California the Ralph's supermarket chain
>made a big deal out of selling canvas shopping bags.  This late-80s
>mini-trend in the U.S. for "bringing your own" to the supermarket seems to
>have fizzled.  I'm all for charging a nickel per shopping bag, but will this
>really help with reuse or recycling or just kinda feel good?
>
>John Waddell
>KJWB Publications Inc./Refuse News
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