Experts urged to ratify Minamata Convention to phase out mercury-added products পারদযুক্ত পণ্যের ব্যবহার বন্ধে মিনামাতা কনভেনশন অনুমোদনের আহ্বান সেন্টমার্টিন সৈকতে প্লাস্টিকের আগ্রাসন 72 birds die eating pesticide-treated masakalai Educate girls to save the planet শিশুর সর্দি-কাশি সারানোর ঘরোয়া উপায় 50 Books All Kids Should Read Before They’re 12 24 thousand under 5 children die of pneumonia in Bangladesh annually গ্রিনহাউস গ্যাস কমানোর লক্ষ্যে নানা উদ্যোগ Maldives: Eco-friendly product export destination for Bangladesh

Oregonians Are Still Adjusting To The Single-Use Plastic Bag Ban


A few months ago Nick Gross wouldn’t have thought twice about taking reusable bags with him when he went grocery shopping. In fact, he wouldn’t have thought about it at all.

Now, most of the time he goes to the store he thinks about his reusable shopping bags — usually when he’s in the checkout line and realizes he forgot to bring any. That’s when he has to decide whether to pay the store’s per-bag fee for his groceries or carry them out. 

“It puts it on the consumer to deal with the fallout of the ban as far as remembering to take your reusable bags into the store with you, which I always forget 90%of the time,” the Damascus resident said. “Then you end up having to pay 5 cents for a bag that you used to get for free.” 

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