Wednesday, December 6, 2006

Paper or plastic? Neither in Poughkeepsie

Company helps environment with reusable bags

December 3, 2006
By DAN SHAPLEY, Poughkeepsie Journal, Poughkeepsie, NY

Her answer to paper or plastic? Neither.

Last year, Lisa Foster, a Los Angeles resident, gave up her career as an English teacher to proselytize for reusable shopping bags. She started a company, 1 Bag at a Time, to distribute polypropylene bags to grocery stores, including some in the Hudson Valley."My campaign is a national one to educate consumers about the impact of those paper and plastic bags we throw away daily," she said...

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