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A proposal to banish plastic produce bags the kind used by patrons to store cucumbers and apples while they shop from canada goose outlet shop the Park Slope Food Co op is tearing the famously progressive, shopper run grocery store apart.

Co op bean counters are at odds with the store environmental committee (yes, it has one, as all businesses should), which is lobbying to stop freely offering the more than 7,000 plastic roll bags the store customers use a day, and which end up in landfills.

proposal is a good step toward lightening our plastic footprint, said Jenna Spevack, an environmental committee member who added that patrons would uk canada goose outlet be free cheap canada goose to bring their own plastic produce bags and reuse them. goal is to encourage reuse, and many members have started to carry a few bags in their purse canada goose coats on sale or backpack. other members say nixing the widely used plastic bags for a pricier non plastic alternative will cost members more money, make it harder for customers to shop, and could present a hygienic issue for those who choose to protect their food with the plastic bags for sanitary reasons, according to a thorough argument against the proposal post canada goose factory outlet on the grocery store website.

The co op successfully banned plastic canada goose outlet reviews shopping bags from the store in 2008, but the managers say that stripping the store of the plastic roll bags used to carry items like organic bunched kale and bulk grains would be detrimental for business and may even push some members to quit the 40 year old co op.

it will be disruptive and I think it would upset people, said Anne Herpel, a manager at the store. would have greater unintended consequenc

She claimed that removing the plastic roll bags will likely change shoppers habits and could even force them to switch to pricier pre packaged items instead of the loose, locally grown fare if they forget to bring a reusable bag and opt to not buy a cotton muslin drawstring bag for $1.25 at canada goose coats the co op.

Still, the environmental committee, which pushed to have Canada Goose sale a charge for the roll bags included in the 2008 ban of plastic shopping bags, said that the free distribution of the plastic roll bags violates the co op environmental policy and mission statement, according to a slide show detailing the proposal.

The bags are made from cheap, nonrenewable natural gas, which encourages to the controversial practice of fracking, and goes against the co op stance against fracking, according to the canada goose store environmental committee.

The proposal to get rid of the plastic roll bags was originally up canada goose outlet store uk for a vote by membership at a meeting of the co op in May, but the vote was postponed because the several hundred members that showed up could not all fit in the auditorium at Fifth Avenue MS 51.

The vote will be rescheduled for the fall once the co op secures a larger meeting space, said Herpel.

Until then, some members of the grocery store are hoping that the proposal does not go through.

would not goose outlet canada be happy, sxaid frequent shopper Beth Kleber, who uses the plastic bags to carry items like vegetables and cilantro. understand their motives and that their hearts are in the right place, but I just don agree with going cold turkey like that.

The co op roll bag strife isn the cheap canada goose only plastic bag controversy going on in the buy canada goose jacket cheap Slope.

Last month, the neighborhood reasserted its role in the vanguard of the anti plastic shopping bag movement when an environmental advocacy coalition involving Councilman Brad Lander (D Slope) canada goose outlet toronto factory rallied to demand that the city canada goose outlet nyc ban the ubiquitous shopping paraphernalia.

Mike from Williamsburg says:

I used one of those produce bags about once in the last 3 or 4 years. They not necessary. Sanitary reasons? I recommend you wash your produce before you eat it anyway.

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Mike from Williamsburg says:

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Elvis from Nawcostella says:

Dude. Will canada goose outlet uk you shut the up? Give it a rest. Jesus.

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Sloper says:

People reusing fabric bags over and over without washing them is a sanitary issue. I use very few of the plastic roll bags, but the times that I use one, I very glad to have them.

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