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Single Use City – Breaking down the plastic bag ban in NYC

New York is the third state in the U.S. to ban retailers from offering single-use plastic bags, following California and Hawaii. It is up to individual counties to decide whether to impose a 5-cent fee on paper bags, 40 percent of which goes towards buying reusable bags for low-income consumers.

August 25, 2019 | by Maia Welbel