HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

All those containers: Why they are there

Written May 24th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

So what’s the story behind all those shipping containers sitting in a cordoned-off section of the Albany Fred Meyer parking lot?


Plastic bags: A few weeks left to stock up

Written November 12th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

Only about six weeks are left before single-use plastic checkout bags are banned in Oregon. Better stock up while you can. Because soon you’re going to have to buy substitutes for all the uses for which you now get plastic bags free.


At Freddy’s, plastic bags on way out

Written August 26th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

No idea for how much longer you’ll be able to get plastic bags like this at the Albany Fred Meyer, but its parent company says it will stop giving them out in no more than seven years.


 
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