Why Aren’t Plastic Grocery Bags Banned From Dallas-area Stores? Curious Texas Investigates

Many people have a drawer in their home that is full of plastic grocery bags they plan to one day reuse. That collection of plastic bags can seem to increase at a faster pace than they are reused, since they’re at nearly every store in North Texas.The thought of the piles of plastic bags have kept Tony Garrett of Garland awake at night. He wrote a letter to The Dallas Morning News recently asking us, “Why don’t grocery stores offer paper or plastic bags anymore? It’s just plastic. What happened to paper? Wouldn’t paper be easier to recycle?  Continue reading...

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