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Plastic bags bans haven’t caught on everywhere

Published 01/15/2012, McClatchy Tribune

Modern-day tumbleweed litters urban areas
The old-fashioned tumbleweeds that long exemplified empty, desolate places have been replaced by a new symbol of blight: urban tumbleweeds — lightweight plastic bags that get snagged in trees and bushes, pile up in streets, clog drainage systems and endanger wildlife.

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