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    Paper or Plastic?

    Paper or Plastic?

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    Somebody is very bored at work........
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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain America View Post
    Somebody is very bored at work........
    +1...

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    Quote Originally Posted by irishmick View Post
    +1...

    I use reusable fabric bags.
    I normally get plastic bags, double bagged. Then I take the extra bag and wrap it around the neck of baby otters, to make up for lost time due to the fabric bag people.

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    Mostly plastic but with sometimes paper IN plastic.




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    I usually get plastic.. usually specifically to piss off the hippies when they told me I shouldn't have it. Ever since then I've gotten plastic.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pgg View Post
    I usually get plastic.. usually specifically to piss off the hippies when they told me I shouldn't have it. Ever since then I've gotten plastic.
    And I know how much you like to piss off the hippies.

    Plastic here, too. Except for bread products. It helps us remember where they are so they don't get crushed on the way home.


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    LOL..I must be the only person to have thought Term was referring to Cash or Debit cards. Guess my mind goes to a different beat...
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    Quote Originally Posted by armygrnt502 View Post
    LOL..I must be the only person to have thought Term was referring to Cash or Debit cards. Guess my mind goes to a different beat...
    No, that did actually cross my mind but I decided to go with the flow.


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    That's the great thing about this thread. It means whatever you want it to.

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    Plastic. I use them for cleaning up after the dogs.

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    I never understood the tree-huggers preferring paper - Which would they rather kill, 50,000-year-old dead dinosaurs or 10-year-old live trees?

    Plastic because I can carry 5 or 6 sacks in one trip from the car to the house. If i get paper, I might have to walk a few steps more because they don't have handles.

    I have noticed the plastic bags getting weaker over the years - They used to be almost indestructible. Now they split very easily if you have something as harmless as a cereal box with sharp corners. I think it's partially because they're thinner, but also because recycled plastic is weaker than brand new plastic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TXCharlie View Post
    I never understood the tree-huggers preferring paper - Which would they rather kill, 50,000-year-old dead dinosaurs or 10-year-old live trees?

    Plastic because I can carry 5 or 6 sacks in one trip from the car to the house. If i get paper, I might have to walk a few steps more because they don't have handles.

    I have noticed the plastic bags getting weaker over the years - They used to be almost indestructible. Now they split very easily if you have something as harmless as a cereal box with sharp corners. I think it's partially because they're thinner, but also because recycled plastic is weaker than brand new plastic.
    +1

    Even if the paper ones did have handles, they usually aren't strong enough to support any reasonable amount of weight. I have had several of the handles on the paper bags tear away from the bag on me.


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    Quote Originally Posted by CTR man View Post
    +1

    Even if the paper ones did have handles, they usually aren't strong enough to support any reasonable amount of weight. I have had several of the handles on the paper bags tear away from the bag on me.
    I should have Googled before I posted - Those were 230-million year old dinosaurs, not 50,000 years old. Well after about 100 years, it doesn't matter anyway.

    That's what my father always told me - "No matter what your problem is, or how big of a deal you and everyone else think it is, no one including you or them will remember it, or even give a shit in a hundred years.".

    That pretty much sums up my feelings about the paper vs plactic delima - 100 years from now, none of us are gonna give a shit. The birds and otters that our plastic bags killed would be dead by then anyway

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    Quote Originally Posted by TXCharlie View Post
    I should have Googled before I posted
    That should be your sig line.


    Ok, back to topic.




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    Quote Originally Posted by TXCharlie View Post
    I should have Googled before I posted
    Quote Originally Posted by Buttercup View Post
    That should be your sig line.
    Hmmm, you might have an idea there. I think I just might apply something along those ideas for myself. (and others who read sig lines)

    The paper being used for bags is getting thinner, too. So it seems. It doesn't quite have the feel that it once had.


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    Financially: Credit/Debit. Sometimes paper, but I usually use plastic.

    Retail Purchase Conveyance Methods: Normally, Reusable Fabric Bags.

    If I forget the Reusable bags at the house, I get plastic, then return them to the store's recycle plastic bags bin. Sometimes, although rarely, I will get a few paper bags, they hold up well for reuse on some projects around the house, and our cats like empty paper bags...
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