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Pittsburgh Banned Plastic Bags. Use These Local Totes Instead

Francesca Dabecco
Francesca Dabecco
Posted on October 16
Yinz will be the coolest shoppers at Giant Eagle with this Commonwealth Press tote bag. (Francesca Dabecco / City Cast Pittsburgh)

Yinz will be the coolest shoppers at Giant Eagle with this Commonwealth Press tote bag. (Francesca Dabecco / City Cast Pittsburgh)

In case you’re not already a tote bag hoarder like me, here are five fun Pittsburgh sacks to take to the grocery store, now that the city officially instituted its plastic bag ban.

This Commonwealth Press tote plays on the classic “Thank You” grocery bag. It’s a clever way to reduce, reuse, recycle, n’at. Buy it online or find it at the shop in Mount Lebanon. 💵 $10

The “Pittsburgh loves Pittsburgh” tote from Wildcard. (Wildcard)

The “Pittsburgh loves Pittsburgh” tote from Wildcard. (Wildcard)

From the Monongahela Incline to Kennywood, Wildcard’s 10-year anniversary, hand-drawn tote has all the best Pittsburgh icons. Find it at the stationary and gift shop in Lawrenceville. 💵 $14

The Soup Can tote has a quote from Andy Warhol on the back: “Art Is What You Can Get Away With.” (Carnegie Museums)

The Soup Can tote has a quote from Andy Warhol on the back: “Art Is What You Can Get Away With.” (Carnegie Museums)

Stock up on soup and throw it in this pop art bag with Andy Warhol’s design. Find it at the Warhol Museum. 💵 $14.99

Bring your best neighbor vibes to the grocery store. (Heinz History Shop)

Bring your best neighbor vibes to the grocery store. (Heinz History Shop)

This colorful canvas tote from the Heinz History Center features the king of good vibes, our favorite neighbor Mister Rogers. 💵 $14.95

Throw all of your green veggies into this eco-friendly tote from Tree Pittsburgh. (Tree Pittsburgh shop)

Throw all of your green veggies into this eco-friendly tote from Tree Pittsburgh. (Tree Pittsburgh shop)

Support the mission of Tree Pittsburgh and buy this tote from their online shop, featuring the three rivers tree logo and gardening designs. Plus, it’s totally recycled cotton! 💵 $20

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