Ruth Bass: What happens if plastic bags get bagged?

They line bathroom wastebaskets, neatly confining yucky stuff like used dental floss, germy tissues and empty toothpaste tubes. They take our no-longer-needed things to Good Will. They make it possible to carry five or six bags of groceries from the car at one time. They confine the juices if the meat package or quart of milk leaks and are the clean-hands approach to scooping the poop on a dog walk.