New York plastic-bag ban: Chaos to come

New York consumers and businesses alike are completely unprepared for the plastic bag ban about to be launched across the state, which will result in widespread confusion and chaos for weeks — if not many months — to come. Thanks to the absence of any meaningful outreach or education effort by the state, there is a distinct lack of understanding about what the impending ban does and does not allow, how it will be enforced and what the consequences of failing to adhere to the new regulations will be. Read the full op-ed on the Poughkeepsie Journal.