Plastic Bag Tax A Workable Solution

Eco Friendly Daily

As I lay there pondering the pros and cons, I let my mind wander to garbage in general, and to Janice Harris, a District of North Vancouver councilor who is advocating a national 25 cent tax on plastic grocery bags. billion plastic grocery bags used by the Irish consumer, which was intended to curb their use. In the first year that the program was implemented, the number of grocery bags being used by the Irish fell from 1.2 The net use of plastic bags stayed identical.