Letter: It's wrong for stores to sell plastic bags

Editor:

Some stores have put a stop on giving (plastic bags) out freely, however they now charge five cents to buy them. I think this is counterproductive. Banning them completely should be the way. But now these stores are selling them and making profits on them.

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Instead of plastic bags, why not go back to paper bags like in the old days? I always bring my cloth bags when I shop, however I would not mind paying for the paper bags instead of the plastic ones.

I thought the idea was to ban plastic bags, not make it profitable for stores to use them.

Todd Montain, Burnaby

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