plastic bag ban
As the ban on plastic bags approaches, New Yorkers are ready to see them go
Although paper bags are easier to recycle and decompose, the answer to which option is better for the environment is complex and depends on a number of other factors, such as the amount of energy necessary to produce them, the resources used, and the number of times the bag can be reused.
Plastic bag ban approved in New York State budget
The ban will go into effect in March of 2020.