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Proponents Continue Push For Plastic Bag Ban In Southampton Town

The Southampton Town Board heard from a parade of supporters of a townwide ban on single-use plastic grocery bags during the first public hearing on the measure last week.
Proponents, including one woman who had draped herself in a rustling gown made from hundreds of the plastic bags—330 to be exact, the number estimated to be used by one person, on average, each year—applauded the proposed ban and the huge numbers of bags it would keep out of local landfills, as well as tree branches and water bodies. Read Story

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