Plastic Bag Bans Creep Across The Country

 

As Seattle's city council is set to vote on law that would outlaw use of plastic grocery bags, Hilex Poly CEO Stan Bikulege talks about the misinformation about plastic bags.

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  • Studies show that taxes and bans don't keep plastic litter out of the landfill. Without plastic grocery bags, people just purchase replacement bags—often made of thicker, heavier plastic—and then send those bags to the landfill, too. More »
  • Plastic bags are recycled into building materials such as backyard decking, fencing and playground equipment. More »
  • Plastic bags have a lower carbon footprint than paper and reusable bags. More »