I live in Dare County and had mixed feelings about the bag ban. I have gotten used to not having plastic bags. We use paper bags or reusable bags. The environment is cleaner. We don't see plastic bags hanging on the bushes, blowing down the road, or in the water anymore. The ban has actually made a difference. The big stores have switched to paper and the paper bags can also be used as garbage bags. It takes a little getting used to at first but then you adjust.
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