Brookline’s move to ban plastic bags and polystyrene food and beverage containers this week continues to draw mixed reviews, but local businesses are already looking into what they need to do to adapt. Selectmen Chairwoman Betsy Dewitt said she expects more reaction when the bans kick in December of 2013 but she said one person already told her he’d never shop in Brookline again while another praised the town as a leader in its efforts to improve the environment.
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