Paper or Plastic No More?
Not only have New York City City Council passed a ban on plastic bags, but they’ve also imposed a 5-cent charge on paper, aiming to begin in March 2020, the bill hopes to encourage consumers to bring reusable bags rather than pay the fee. New York is now the second state, after California, to pass legislation banning plastic bags, after a 38-to-9 vote. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo held a public ceremony and passed the ban on Monday the 22nd in celebration of Earth Day. Long Beach