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Plastic Bags

  1. new york city council
    New Yorkers Will Have to Start Paying for Plastic Bags This FallFive cents a bag, starting October 1.
  2. new york city council
    Enjoy Your Free Plastic Bags While You Can, New YorkersCity Council speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito has backed a bill that would slap a five-cent surcharge on each one.
  3. feature
    The Ban on Plastic Bags vs. the Ban on Bag BansThe fight is about a lot more than how to get groceries home.
  4. trash
    New Yorkers Might Have to Pay an Extra 10 Cents to Get Disposable BagsPaper and plastic.
  5. the third terminator
    Bloomberg’s ‘Bag Tax’ to Include More Than Just Grocery StoresWhy the proposed plastic-bag tax is expected to rake in so much more than earlier estimates.
  6. the third terminator
    Is Fee for Shopping Bags a Sacky Decision?Mayor Bloomberg’s plan to charge six cents per plastic bag won’t really help change the environment and people’s habits. Will it?