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Banning Plastic Bags Is Great for the World, Right? Not So Fast
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Banning Plastic Bags Is Great for the World, Right? Not So Fast

This story originally appeared on Grist and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Like cigarettes, plastic bags have recently gone from a tolerated nuisance to a widely despised and discouraged vice. Last month, the New York City Council passed a 5-cent-per-bag fee on single-use bags handed out by most retailers. Two weeks ago, […]