Petersburg Pilot -

Whale Watching and LeConte Glacier Tours based out of Petersburg Alaska

To the Editor


August 9, 2018



is the solution

To the Editor:

It’s not about the bag. I was dismayed to hear that Petersburg is following in the steps of too many other cities by considering a prohibition on the use of the common plastic grocery bag and will instead “encourage” the use of reusable shopping bags (typically made of plastic).

Let’s think about it with a few examples. Plastic grocery bags are pure genius as they indeed can be used over and over (think recycling). How about keeping feet dry in wet boots? On commercial fishing boats, the plastic grocery sack is included in...

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