July 19, 2019

Towns Take Lead Pushing Plastic-Bag Ban

Fueled by environmentalists and frustrated by state inaction, a growing number of Connecticut communities are taking or considering action on their own to ban single-use plastic bags at grocery stores to help protect the environment.

Currently only Westport and Greenwich have banned single-use plastic bags but …

Read the full article at this link.  It was written by Jack Kramer and published Jan. 4 on CTNewsJunkie.com

Plastic bags in use at Stop & Shop. Photo by Jack Kramer courtesy of CTNewsJunkie.com

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Comments

  1. Let’s get going on ridding the state of plastic bags. I am tired of pulling bags out of ponds and streams and from trees & bushes on my daily walks. Such a shameful scourge !!

  2. Russell Fogg says

    These cheap bags are horrible. It’s most certainly a time for a change. While were are at it…up the returnable bottle deposit amount and put it on all alchoholic beverages. Every time we go for a walk I see “nipper bottles” by the roadside. Disgusting!

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