Plastic Bag Tax A Workable Solution

Eco Friendly Daily

The goal of the Plastax is to get people to stop using plastic bags in favor of using re-usable cloth or mesh bags. The Irish did indeed start using re-usable bags to tote their groceries home. Is it about a solipsistic, narcissistic consumer culture that views the now as more important than the yet to come? But, at least in the Greater Vancouver Regional District (GVRD), all of our solid waste is transported to managed landfills, not dumped in the Pacific Ocean.