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Some Cities and One National Company Take Airm at Plastic Bags

Customers often have a decision to make at the grocery store check-out - "paper or plastic?"

Both types of grocery bags can be recycled, but only paper bags come from a renewable resource.

Lisa Ann Pinkerton reports, just one percent of all the plastic bags on earth are recycled. That has prompted some cities and even one national company to wonder whether plastic bags are necessary