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April 10, 2014 4:14 AM
The world consumes hundreds of billions of single-use plastic bags each year. Environmental activists say they are difficult to recycle, wasteful and damage the biosphere. They want to ban plastic bags or - as many communities have done - charge a fee for them at the register. VOA’s Adam Phillips as more on the controversy from New York.

Big Apple Weighs Fees on Single-use Plastic Bags

Published April 10, 2014

The world consumes hundreds of billions of single-use plastic bags each year. Environmental activists say they are difficult to recycle, wasteful and damage the biosphere. They want to ban plastic bags or - as many communities have done - charge a fee for them at the register. VOA’s Adam Phillips as more on the controversy from New York.


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