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It’s in the bag

77468-bags3Many college students are familiar with the acronym BYOB, but the phrase has an entirely different meaning for 19-year-old Kimberly Ragsdale.

Nope, we’re not talking about booze or beer. Today BYOB also means Bring Your Own Bag, a campaign sparked by the environmentally conscious followers of the “going green” movement that encourages citizens to bring a cloth bag while shopping to carry purchases instead of using paper or plastic bags offered at most stores.

The Mississippi State University journalism and public relations major recently started carrying her own shopping tote.

To read more, visit The Clarion-Ledger, and to read an earlier Culture Bubble post about totes, click here.

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