[Summit] Plastic Bags

Kim Clark ktcxyz at cox.net
Tue Mar 27 19:21:55 CDT 2018


i use paper grocery bags to collect my recyclables at home and at work. fill with paper, bottles and cans and toss right in recycling bin. handy for so many things and then into the bin.
k
                    Kim T. Clark
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          PROVIDENCE, RI 02906
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> On Mar 27, 2018, at 8:19 PM, cshellne at aol.com wrote:
> 
> I agree with Kim. 
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kim Clark <ktcxyz at cox.net>
> To: Martha Fraenkel <mfraenkel at gmail.com>
> Cc: summit <summit at sna.providence.ri.us>
> Sent: Tue, Mar 27, 2018 8:15 pm
> Subject: Re: [Summit] Plastic Bags
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> it’s egregious because grocery stores can buy paper bags in massive quantities at a reasonable cost. It’s not too much to ask that THEY pick up the cost.
> 
> I have a small business and I have to buy paper bags in small quantities and they’re fairly expensive, but I would never consider purchasing plastic bags and nor would I ask my customers to pay for the bags I put their purchase in.
> 
> respectfully,
> 
> k
>                     Kim T. Clark
>          www.RHODYCRAFT.com <http://www.rhodycraft.com/>
>               769 HOPE STREET
>           PROVIDENCE, RI 02906
>                     401.626.1833
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> On Mar 27, 2018, at 8:04 PM, Martha Fraenkel <mfraenkel at gmail.com <mailto:mfraenkel at gmail.com>> wrote:
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> How is it egregious?
> 
> On 3/27/2018 7:52 PM, Anne Holland wrote:
> He’s absolutely right. The ten cent fee per bag was egregious 
> 
> - apologies for typos, sent from my phone
> 
> On Mar 27, 2018, at 7:45 PM, Michael McGlynn <mmcglynn at gmail.com <mailto:mmcglynn at gmail.com>> wrote:
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> "Saying that it would inordinately affect low-income families, Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza on Monday vetoed a city ordinance amendment that would reduce the use of single-use plastic bags in the city that would require stores to charge customers no less than 10 cents per bag."
> 
> https://pbn.com/elorza-vetoes-single-use-plastic-bag-ban-for-now-requests-more-community-engagement/ <https://pbn.com/elorza-vetoes-single-use-plastic-bag-ban-for-now-requests-more-community-engagement/>
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> Thank You,
> Michael McGlynn
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