Shaw’s plans to eliminate plastic bags in Barrington

BAG IT: Lucas Flavin bags groceries at Shaw’s supermarket in Barrington. The store is phasing out the use of plastic bags. / PBN PHOTO/DAVID LEVESQUE
BAG IT: Lucas Flavin bags groceries at Shaw’s supermarket in Barrington. The store is phasing out the use of plastic bags. / PBN PHOTO/DAVID LEVESQUE
If one of the largest supermarket chains in New England won’t defend the plastic shopping bag from environmental attack, who will? With Barrington poised to become the first town in Rhode Island and third in New England to ban plastic shopping bags at store checkouts, the plastics industry and its bag manufacturers were dealt a…
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