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- A tumblr site dedicated to the people and places that make up Oregon and Southwest Washington.
I hope this ban passes! In the meantime ... a reminder that there currently IS an incentive to bring your own bag with you to the store. Many grocery stores GIVE you 3 cents per bag used. At Target it's 5 cents.
Also, I think newspaper bags should to be added to this discussion. (Those plastic bag sleeves that keep the rain off your paper for home delivery.) That's 365 papers per household per year for daily delivery! The Oregonian does NOT have a program to recycle these ... I've asked.
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