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Retailers gear up to fight plastic-bag fee

Crains New York – In advance of a City Council hearing Wednesday on a proposed 10-cent fee on plastic and paper shopping bags, opponents of the bill are conducting a tour Tuesday of small businesses in Brooklyn that they claim would be hurt by it. More »

NYC Should Abandon Regressive Bag Tax, Join SPI, APBA to Fight Litter

In the Hopper – Given the sky-high cost of living in New York, among the highest in the country, the average consumer doesn’t have a lot of money to spare. This is particularly true in the outer boroughs, which are home to some of the poorest congressional districts in the country. So it’s disappointing that the Big Apple is the latest metropolis to contemplate misguided legislation to tax plastic grocery bags in an attempt to address litter.
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Do you know the truth?

Despite the facts, plastic bags have gotten a bad rap. Here's the truth about your plastic bags and why they are the right choice for the environment, your wallet and your community.