Could the coronavirus in China cause a shortage of reusable bags? Expert says it’s possible

Consumers might have a tough time getting their hands on a bag made of any material to carry goods. Experts have previously warned about a paper bag shortage that will be exasperated nationally once New York’s ban on single-use plastic bags takes effect on March 1. There are now concerns about a possible shortage of reusable bags as the result of a halt on exports out of China amid the coronavirus outbreak. Get the full story on the Staten Island Advance.