Supermarket shames consumers who use plastic bags

Embarrassing slogans include “the colon care co-op”

Vancouver, Canada-based East West Market is putting its foot down and by organizing a new strategy to raise awareness of the world’s plastic pollution problems.

According to, East West Market is trying to lessen single-use plastic bags by making its customers pay 5 cents per bag and also having to publicly display an embarrassing message emblazoned across the bags.

According to the article, embarrassing slogans include “the colon care co-op” and “Dr. Teews’ Wart Ointment Wholesale.”

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