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L.A.'s Got a Brand New Bag

This month L.A. stores stop distributing plastic bags and sell their own reusable designs. Here’s our take on the top carriers and the sad sacks

theessentials_masa_tTarget
(99¢)

At less than a buck, the crimson carrier would be a bargain—if you didn’t buy 100 more things.

 

theessentials_masa_tGelson’s
($1.50)

Nothing says nature like polypropylene, but at least the flexible plastic will last for more than one trip to the store.

 

theessentials_masa_tLassens
($2.49)

The giant carrots may look GMO, but this bag is made of 80 percent recycled material. Bonus: It feels like a space suit.

 

theessentials_masa_tErewhon
($9.99)

The hippie health food mecca’s burlap offering is pricey, but who cares about money when you have Zen?

 

 

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