PCC NATURAL MARKETS TO DISCONTINUE PLASTIC BAGS SEATTLE — Saying “it's simply the right thing to do,” PCC Natural Markets will discontinue using plastic bags Oct. 1. “While this decision to eliminate plastic shopping bags will entail some additional cost, it's simply the right thing to do,” Tracy Wolpert, chief executive officer of the eight-store organic cooperative, said in a statement. “We have studied the environmental impact of paper vs. plastic and believe that paper is the more ...

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