the Bag Share gets air time on Public Radio International.

The BagShare in Amherst
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In cities, on roadsides, in trees – the discarded plastic bag is everywhere, and nationwide Americans throw away some 100 billion of them each year. Some jurisdictions have bans or charges on single-use plastic bags. Volunteers in Western Massachusetts are trying to further reduce waste by turning scrap material into reusable shopping bags – and sharing them as an attractive and practical alternative.

Living on Earth’s Charlotte Rutty visits theBagShare.