Plastic bags are getting a bad rap

Will banning or taxing plastic bags actually help the environment and reduce global warming? Probably not. In an opinion piece published in the Cincinnati Enquirer, the author reviews the findings of the Denmark Environmental Protection Agency’s study on plastic bag use. The Danes found that plastic bags have the lowest environmental impact of virtually every alternative for carrying groceries. Denmark wasn’t the only country to come to such a finding. The United Kingdom did too.

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