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Give New Meaning to Green Grocers with a Custom Printed Shopping Bag

06/05/2012 - 2:38pm

In the near future, you’ll need more than a list when you go to the store. Last week Los Angeles made history by becoming the largest city in the US to ban plastic bags in supermarkets.

It’s not unreasonable. Single use plastic bags are often unable to be recycled, meaning that 90-percent of recycled bags end up in landfills. The average American family goes through about 600 bags a year.

In Maryland’s Montogomery County, they’ve ruled that you can use plastic bags at check out – as long as you’re willing to pay an extra 5-cents per bag.