B.C. Liquor Stores to ditch plastic bags for paper starting next month

CBC News

Your bottle of Sauvignon and cans of craft beer will now be bagged in paper bags instead of plastic at all B.C. Liquor Stores.

The B.C. government has selected Richmond-based bag manufacturer Bulldog Bag to provide paper bags to all 197 locations owned and operated by the province. …

Richmond Mayor Malcolm Brodie said he’s proud to have a local business provide the paper bags provincewide.

“This effort to switch to paper from plastic is a big step toward protecting the environment and fits in well with our efforts through the National Zero Waste Council to advance waste prevention,” he said in a statement. …

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