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2020-04-03 Home Front: Politix
San Francisco Bans Reusable Grocery Bags, Returns to Plastic Bags
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Posted by Fred 2020-04-03 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [229 views ]  Top

#1 No sh*t? They can learn?
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2020-04-03 03:26||   2020-04-03 03:26|| Front Page Top

#2 Only if the San Fran city council and mayor wear them over their heads.
Posted by Woodrow 2020-04-03 03:44||   2020-04-03 03:44|| Front Page Top

#3 This s**t must be serious for the aholes to finally dump the social virtue theater for actual fundamentals of modern society (and hygiene).
Posted by Procopius2k 2020-04-03 06:55||   2020-04-03 06:55|| Front Page Top

#4 We're witnessing a political survival tool. The Amigo conga line has stopped. Their emphasis has now shifted to remaining residents.
Posted by Besoeker 2020-04-03 07:36||   2020-04-03 07:36|| Front Page Top

#5 Virtue signalling. The grocery chains around here have been banning the reusables for about a month now...on their own...without government mandate (although that'll surely come).
Posted by Mullah Richard 2020-04-03 09:49||   2020-04-03 09:49|| Front Page Top

#6 Maybe Pelosi and Schiff will put one of these plastic bags over their heads--of course to protect them from the COVID-19 virus. Duct tape around the neck will insure that it will stay in place.
Posted by JohnQC 2020-04-03 10:45||   2020-04-03 10:45|| Front Page Top

#7 And when they return to paper, a renewable resource that actually decays in a landfill, sanity will have once again returned to that portion of the shopping experience. It was beyond stupid that we ever moved away from paper bags to begin with.
Posted by Crusader 2020-04-03 11:03||   2020-04-03 11:03|| Front Page Top

#8 Had to something about our 'Huge Deforestation Problem®' Crusader, so paper bags became 'icky'.

/snark
Posted by Mullah Richard 2020-04-03 13:45||   2020-04-03 13:45|| Front Page Top

#9 It's like we're relearning why disposables and plastics were ever used in the first place.

The degree to which all the Gaia-worship is revealed as a luxury product of wealth and security is also being revealed.

Will the critical mass of the populace take the lesson?

Probably not. Yet.
Posted by charger 2020-04-03 13:49||   2020-04-03 13:49|| Front Page Top

#10 Re #1: maybe, but very slow learners. UCSF showed in a study a few months after the ban was enacted (many years ago) that sick leave among garbage collectors had taken a sharp turn upwards.
Posted by Mercutio 2020-04-03 14:18||   2020-04-03 14:18|| Front Page Top

#11 The real question is do they return after the virus has faded...

bamboo grows like a freaking weed. We should be making bags out of Bamboo and then feeding it to Pandas when we're done.
Posted by rjschwarz 2020-04-03 16:56||   2020-04-03 16:56|| Front Page Top

#12 Next thing you know they will ask the public to go back to using toilets instead of sidewalks.
Posted by Airandee 2020-04-03 19:08||   2020-04-03 19:08|| Front Page Top

#13 Bamboos has high silica content, as such it'd jsrd on the machines that pulp and make paper.
Posted by Seeking Cure For Ignorance 2020-04-03 23:54||   2020-04-03 23:54|| Front Page Top

#14 ... is hard...
Posted by Seeking Cure For Ignorance 2020-04-03 23:55||   2020-04-03 23:55|| Front Page Top

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