Bristol balks at banning plastic bags for now

Posted 2/25/13

Before Bristol follows the town of Barrington and bans supermarkets and other ‘big box’ stores from supplying shoppers with single use plastic bags to carry their purchases, the Bristol town council wants time to weigh its options and find the …

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