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The Ithaca College Campus store has stopped purchasing plastic bags in response to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s plastic bag ban. The ban will begin in March of 2020.

Campus store to stop using plastic bags following NY state ban

By Alyshia Korba, Staff Writer May 1, 2019
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a law April 22 banning plastic bags from the state, and it will be implemented by March 2020.
Editorial: Macs food bank program benefits entire community

Editorial: Mac’s food bank program benefits entire community

April 18, 2018
Not only is Mac’s finding a way to make sure its surplus stock is not going to waste, but the food if filling a real, tangible need.
From left, sophomore Gabby Picca, senior Meredith Husar and junior Alyse Harris attend the Student Governance Council Meeting on Feb. 12. Picca pitched the idea for the donation program during the fall semester because she found herself spending remaining bonus bucks on items that she didn’t really need or want.

Mac’s General Store sponsors food bank donation program

By Laura O'Brien, Staff Writer April 11, 2018
Sophomore Gabby Picca first pitched the idea because she found herself spending remaining bonus bucks on items that she didn’t really need or want.
Starting this school year, Mac’s has foregone all bags, paper or plastic, and students will be responsible for carrying their purchases home.

Campus store stops offering disposable bags to customers

By Krissy Waite, Contributing Writer October 2, 2017
Mac’s General Store will no longer be providing plastic bags to their customers.

Editorial: Fight the plastics

By The Ithacan October 31, 2013

Plastic bags are often portrayed as the poster-child culprit of litter. To combat this issue, Tompkins County is proposing a plastic-bag ban. Though this is a step in the right direction toward sustainability,...

Junior Anna Angione, a cashier at Macs, swipes a card after a student makes a purchase at the store.

Mac’s accepts all forms of payment

By Lauren Mazzo, Staff Writer October 2, 2012
After summer alterations, Mac’s General Store now accepts debit and credit cards and allows joint checkouts with the bookstore.
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