New York Banned Plastic Bags Two Years Ago. Why Are They Still Everywhere?
Two years after the state banned plastic bags, many New York City businesses are still distributing them with little fear of consequences.
Colin Kinniburgh · October 12, 2022
The plastic bag ban is not effective, its not being implemented, and it is not even something that I think most New Yorkers are aware of, said a city legislator. | Morgan Vander Hart
All five of the Family Dollar outlets in Brooklyn visited by New York Focus were distributing plastic bags. | Colin Kinniburgh / New York Focus
Colin Kinniburgh is a reporter at New York Focus, covering the state’s climate and environmental politics. Over a decade in media, he has worked in print, television, audio, and online news, and participated in fellowship programs at CUNY’s Graduate School of Journalism and… more
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