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  • Bag ban enforced today, but most shoppers won’t see fee for paper

    Bret Pipper carries a paper bag to his car after shopping at an Albertsons store on Wednesday. Today, the city begins enforcing its plastic-bag ban, which went into effect Feb. 27. Pipper says the paper bags are ‘a pain in the rear,’ but he finds reusable bags just as inconvenient. Luis Sánchez Saturno/The New Mexican

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    Angela Olsen of Los Alamos loads groceries into her car outside Wal-Mart last year, when the city began enforcing its plastic bag ban. New Mexican file photo

Posted: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 9:00 pm

Brenda Iturralde was carrying her groceries from Albertsons in brown paper bags Wednesday and loading them into her car. She had forgotten to bring her reusable tote bags.

“If stores started charging [for the paper bags], I definitely wouldn’t forget my [reusable] bags,” Iturralde said.

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