HALIFAX — With the single-use plastic shopping bag banned in Nova Scotia, shoppers have no other choice.
“We have to get with it and use reusable,” said shopper Laurie Reid.
But some see another plastic problem on the horizon. In a part of the country known for using, and reusing, plastic shopping bags again and again, the question is: what now?
Marla MacLeod of the Ecology Action Centre uses washable canvas bags for groceries…
And she says finding solutions for other practical problems like pet waste may take some creativity.