Monthly Archives: April 2015

Why your reusable shopping bag could make you very sick

My most recent story that aired on WGME CBS 13 Portland was like a grown up science project. We collected five reusable bags from shoppers in a parking lot of a Portland grocery store, and we brought them to the Microbiology and Infectious Disease lab at the University of New England. Our CBS 13 On […]

Attention Portland Shoppers: Will You BYOB?

Attention Portland shoppers: get your nickels ready. Starting this Wednesday, April 15, many Portland stores* will be forced to charge you 5 cents for disposable shopping bags – yes, those paper and plastic bags ones you’ve likely been using to haul your groceries your whole life. Or you can BYOB (Bring Your Own Bag) and […]