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Plastic Bag Fee

Minimalist Plastic Bag Fee Shockingly Does Not Cause Panic on High Street

A. Siegel | Posted 10.05.2015 | Green
A. Siegel

We will not 'solve' our societal problems and adequately address climate change with incremental changes like (confusing) 5p charges on plastic bags. Yet, we will not "solve" our societal problems and adequately address climate change without such incremental changes.

Another Major City Might Impose Controversial Plastic Bag Fees

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 08.14.2013 | Green

Denver may become the latest city to join in on the plastic bag fee trend that appears to be sweeping the state. If Denver adopts the fee, shopper...

Will The 5-Cent Bag Tax Be Bagged?

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.15.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A plan to institute a 5-cent fee on plastic and paper bags in one Maryland county is currently stuck in Annapolis waiting further action...

Plastic Bag Bans Push Consumers To Use Paper, Making Cities Reconsider Ban

The New York Times | SABRA CHARTRAND | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Three years ago, San Francisco was the first city in the country to ban the ubiquitous plastic shopping bag, but it was quickly followed by Palo Alto ...