Archive for Tag: plastic bags

VIDEO: Is New Jersey’s plastic bag ban helping people recycle or promoting a vicious cycle?

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey is only four months into the official ban of single-use plastic bags, and the negative consequences are already so apparent that even Democrats who authored the law have had to admit it isn’t working. Assembly Republicans take a look at whether the bag ban...

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DiMaio urges not using reusable grocery bags to combat spread of COVID-19

TRENTON, N.J. – As the state tries to slow the spread of COVID-19, Assemblyman John DiMaio is urging food stores to temporarily ban the use of reusable bags, which could pose a significant threat to public health, and provide single-use plastic and paper bags to consumers. “Reusable bags can...

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