November 2015

Letter in Opposition to NYC’s Plastic Bag Bill Int. 0209-2014

The promotion of reusable grocery bags is not only a tax that disproportionately impacts the poor, people of color, and seniors, but it also poses a health threat as e-coli bacteria contaminates the bags the shoppers store: “In a public-health study done at the University of Arizona, researchers found that only 3 percent of shoppers with multi-use bags said they regularly washed them.

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