Salon covers the rather important issue of plastic bags. I have said before that NOT providing plastic bags is not a barrier to profit making, as Costco so elegantly proves. Salon brings up the extremely important notion that every plastic bag you have ever used is still around and probably will be long after you die. I personally dig it when the supermarket kids look at me like I'm some sort of trail blazer when I tell them I don't need a bag.
Check it out on Salon