Politics

Koretz wants to ban your paper bags too

Many cities are starting to ban plastic bags, which don't degrade in landfills or the ocean. But Los Angeles city councilman Paul Koretz also wants to forbid stores from providing you with paper bags. So if his measure passes, no matter your lifestyle, transportation options, shopping preferences, family size, living conditions or income, you would have to always have reusable bags with you when you go to a market or buy one or two (or seven or eight) from the store. Or you could shop in one of the 87 nearby cities that don't ban paper bags.


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