A bill in New Jersey’s legislature has been changed to impose a 5-cent fee on single-use plastic bags. Originally, the legislation flat-out banned the items.
When it comes to plastic bag legislation, 2017 may be the storm after the storm. After the high-profile battle over California’s statewide plastic bag ban, legislators in at least 16 states have introduced bills related to bags this year.
New York City shoppers will be hit with a new bag fee, and the U.K.’s carpet diversion rate continues to rise. Continue Reading
Chicago residents are closer to paying bag fees, and plastics recycling equipment innovations were on display at Germany’s K show.