Dec 21 - Day Without a Bag a Big Hit

The Day Without a Bagâ€"an event sponsored by Heal the Bay that asked Southern Californians to go a day without using a disposable bagâ€"was a big hit. The LA Times reports that free reusable bags were going like hot cakes at most locations. In related news, Austin-based Whole Foods announced its stores would be going plastic bag free in early 2008.