It’s hard to keep up with this issue, but tout de suite, those black plastic bags you could get at Lucky Supermarkets in the 415 are now all gone (along with the concomitant metal hardware that held the bags open for easy loading).
Paper bags with handles are the new order of the day, apparently.
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Local pols seem to have regarded these black bags as a kind of loophole in the plastic ban – that might have triggered the recent change.
Speaking of change, the reusable white bags from a few years back didn’t work out neither.
On it goes…
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