We should ban plastic checkout bags

(Photo: Sierra Club)

Bad things happen when plastic bags blow away, get left in our landfills for decades, and cause us to increase our dependency on oil. Please ask our legislators to ban plastic checkout bags now.

To read more—and to easily send an e-mail to Gov. Deval Patrick, Rep. Ed Coppinger, and Sen. Mike Rush now—go to this link: https://secure.sierraclub.org/site/Advocacy?cmd=display&page=UserAction&id=8646.

Plastic bags are ugly and cause ugly repercussions, and we don’t need to use them. Take a reusable bag with you whenever you shop, not just for groceries.

Thank you, on behalf of our planet!