I switched several years ago to fabric totes I sew myself and sturdy cardboard boxes.
One box is my favorite and has the duct tape on the handles and corners to prove it! I get many compliments on it from Cashiers who tell me they wish everyone would just bring boxes and bags - it makes their life easier and saves the store overhead by not having to purchase paper and plastic bags.
I still own my Grandma’s ‘Market Basket’ which she took with us when we went to the Municipal Market back in the day to buy veggies we hadn’t grown ourselves or a live chicken for Sunday Supper!
Gee. I wonder which Eco-Nazi Law I’m breaking by doing what I do?
I sew mine too. Use upholstery fabric so they stand up straight at the check out.
First ones were just regular cloth. I was amazed at how much stuff they would hold until one day coming into my house with a bag full of can, it slid down my arm and put a major hole in my wall!