Living green can be an intensely personal decision. . .or it can gain such momentum socially that it actually moves into legislation. The state of California is considering oulawing plastic bags. It’s become a status symbol to be seen toting your own canvas or other upcycled bag into the store, and why not? As consumers we have the choice to affect not just our own small corner of the world, but the entire planet. Is that hubris? It is what it is.
Starting in 2015 my favorite grocer will start charging for grocery bags. I’ve moved a supply to the trunk of my car, having been duly incentivized to economize. Truth.