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Whether we use it to bag our groceries or to hold our coffee, plastic has long been known to clog landfills and pollute our environment. It's time for cities across the nation to work toward developing alternatives to plastic that won't damage the earth and its future. More and more cities are waking up to the fact that plastic is an option that hurts the environment more than its convenience is worth.