Photos: Plastic bag ban goes into effect at Big Y in Pittsfield

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Big Y service clerks and cashiers bags groceries for customers at Big Y in Pittsfield on Thursday which marked the first day of the store's plastic bag ban. Big Y is selling reusable plastic tote bags for $1 each and have a buy one get one free sale through August 7. Zippered cold food bags are selling for 49 cents.



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