Your resident blatherer offers you this earth day tip:
Don’t fall for the cheesy bag giveaway that is happening today at Los Angeles area grocery stores. I bet you have an old canvas bag, or a duffel bag, or even a backpack hanging around already. Use one of those. They work just fine, and they are more sturdy than the cheesy bags anyway.
If you really need to buy a bag: I was going to recommend Lands’ End but I just had a chat with customer service and their canvas bags are made in China. I bet the cheesy bags are made there too. This grrl likes to buy American whenever she can.