Looks like plastic bags aren’t so bad after all

Although I’ve got a couple Aldi totes that have to have hundreds of prior uses.

You’d need to use an organic cotton tote bag 20,000 times to get the same environmental impact as a plastic disposable bag. Plastic bags are an environmental nightmare, but it looks like the other options may be worse. I think grocery retailers should have to take back plastic bags and recycle them.

Your cotton tote is pretty much the worst replacement for a plastic bag

Packaging and convenience bags are a growing problem. What is the solution?