The Orange Recycling Committee offers this practical tip as a way to help save the environment.
Plastic bags can be brought back to most grocery stores and department stores to be recycled.
If you are in a store and buy just one item or a few that you can carry, ask the cashier not to give you a bag. Or bring your own bag to the grocery and all other stores.
Reusable Canvas or heavy bags made out of recycled materials are the best way to keep those thin plastic shopping bags out of landfills, waterways, in treetops and the environment.