Jackson Hole’s attempt to cut pollution has fueled widespread theft of handheld baskets

Penny-pinching shoppers are thieving from Jackson’s four large grocers, walking off time and again with the prized food-toting devices known as handheld baskets. All signs point toward the town of Jackson’s plastic bag ban, instated nearly five months ago along with a 20-cent charge for each paper bag. Get the full story on the Jackson Hole News & Guide website.