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Problems with Plastic Bag Ordinance
"...do what I can to reduce the amount of garbage I produce, the execution of our single-use plastic bag..."

Aug. 20, 2013 Postmarks

Beside the Point
Just one word: canvas
"...This week, he's contemplating the end of the plastic grocery-store bag. While much of the world has seen the..."

April 20, 2007 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
"...• The Bag the Bags Coalition wants the all-too-common sight of plastic..."

Sept. 28, 2007 News Feature

'Canvas' Bags Are Plastic
"...Dear Editor, FYI on the grocery bag story [“Point Austin: Bag It,” News, Aug. 5]:..."

Aug. 6, 2011 Postmarks

Food-o-file
A new Torchy's Taco complete with seating and Little Nookies, Quack's political cookies, and more gooey food news
"...Markets (all locations) have discontinued the use of plastic grocery bags. Now Central Mar­ket (all locations) is weighing in..."

Feb. 29, 2008 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

At Your Solid Waste Service
"...aerosol cans. In a separate bin or brown paper grocery bag place: paper, junk mail, magazines, catalogs, and sticky..."

Jan. 18, 2008 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Should Austin Sack Plastic Bags?
Local effort to get rid of plastic bags growing
"...out of a store these days without a plastic bag is like trying to leave Grand­ma's house as a..."

Dec. 28, 2007 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

HEB's Gone Green
HEB to give away 20,000 reusable grocery bags.
"...Austin HEB stores will celebrate by giving away free reusable shopping bags to customers bringing in at least five..."

Nov. 12, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

It's Official: Bring Your Own Bags
The long campaign to ban the bags comes to fruition
"...voted 7-0 to implement a ban on single-use retail bags – both plastic and paper – beginning in March..."

March 9, 2012 News Feature by Michael King

Cool or … What?
Sackaroos will get to you
"...When Sackaroos sent me a sample of their reusable bags-within-a-bag bags last spring, I couldn't decide if I..."

Dec. 22, 2008 Design Post by Cindy Widner

Exploring Eco-Friendly Period Products
When Mother Earth meets Aunt Flo
"...the inch-thick maxi pad I'd received in a "goodie bag" at school three years earlier. Tampons aside, the teachers..."

April 21, 2017 Features Feature by Rachael Hellman

Day Trips
Hot Damn, Tamales! in Fort Worth offers the tastiest gourmet tamales around, made with love by the Stavron family
"...heated in a microwave, steamed, or boiled in a bag. If not for their labor-intensive preparation, tamales might have..."

Dec. 9, 2005 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

How to Help After Harvey
Donate, send goods, foster a dog, do your part
"...and/or towels). Welcome kits can be packaged in a reusable bag or plastic container with a lid and should..."

Aug. 30, 2017 News Post by Sarah Marloff

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