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Bag the Ban was formed in response to misguided legislative proposals seeking to ban or tax American-made plastic retail bags. We believe in a better solution that encourages plastics recycling, without banning products, threatening jobs or taxing hardworking families. Bag the Ban is a project of NOVOLEX, North America’s leader in packaging choice and sustainability.