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New Yorkers challenged to reusable bag challenge during BYOBag week

Plastic bags are out if you're participating in BYOBag week. Plastic bags are out if you’re participating in BYOBag week.

Community groups are challenging New Yorkers to go a week without using plastic or paper bags.

BYOBag week starts Monday, Sept. 15 and continues through Sunday, Sept. 21. The challenge in part supports the passage of a 10 cent fee for carryout bags in grocery stores.

Events planned for the week include reusable bag giveaways. A complete list can be found atbagitnyc.org.

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