Letters to the editor

American grocery stores use too many plastic bags.  I am an international USC student from Korea. Since many Koreans are familiar with American culture through movies and music, things haven’t looked that weird to me since I arrived here. Well, one thing has. In supermarkets, all the cashiers double-bag nearly everything, including gallons of milk, […]

Pasadena to begin charging for plastic bags

The city of Pasadena is making progress in the world of eco-friendly consumerism with a ban that will require grocers, convenience stores and other vendors to stop offering plastic bags and instead charge 10 cents for every paper bag. There will be no charge to customers who bring their own reusable bags or for those […]