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Brattleboro's single-use plastic bag ban should use a plastic thickness of


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PAYT bags should be biodegradable and strong. We pay high prices, we should be getting quality bags.


The PAYT bags are terrible-

The PAYT bags are terrible- especially the yellow ones. Flimsy material; ties that break or aren't even attached to the bag.
They're like the very worst dollar store brand at an outrageous price.


I agree

They tear at the seams if you look at them the wrong way.


More info

I would need to find out what the thickness is for the majority of single use bags.

Or just ban 'em all!


Pretty thin

At the most recent select board meeting, they reported an informal study showing most to be under 1 mil. But others argued quite well for getting rid of more plastic.


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