January 13, 2014
STICK IT TO THE MAN: Reader Russ Pettit writes:
I live in one of those places where they have banned the use of plastic grocery bags. They want to “train” us all to use reusable bags.
I don’t like reusable bags. I never remember to put them in my car when I am going shopping. I also don’t think they are sanitary, as packages of meat tend to leak.
More to the point, I don’t think plastic bags do any real harm to the environment. This is all just about some people being able to tell other people how to live their lives.
So anyway, I soved the problem with a quick visit to Amazon. At the link below I bought a box of 5,000 bags just like the grocery store bags, at about half a cent per bag. I keep the box in my car and carry a few bags in when I shop.