The next time you are in Huntington, Northport Village or Port Jefferson, officials want you to B.Y.O.B.
As in: bring your own bag.
The Citizens Campaign for the Environment on Thursday kicked off a campaign in the three communities to help protect local waters by encouraging business owners and shoppers to rely on reusable bags and drop the plastic bag habit.
"A reusable bag is sustainable, it's clean, it makes sense and it's easy," said Adrienne Esposito, the group's executive director.
Esposito said the group picked the three communities because of their proximity to Long Island Sound.
Citizens campaign, with 80,000 members and offices in New York and Connecticut, will recruit businesses to put up signs encouraging sustainable bag use...| read more ››