The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) reminds residents to bring reusable bags when holiday shopping to help reduce waste and litter in the community. Reusable bags are not just for the grocery store — they can be used when shopping at the mall, big box stores, or all other local businesses. Plastic bags are one
Have you noticed fewer plastic bags hanging from trees or hung up along our streambanks? Montgomery County watershed volunteers who clean the streams certainly have. It’s amazing how a little 5-cent carryout bag law has changed shopper behavior and reduced bag litter.
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