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March 10, 2010

To Pay or Not to Pay for Bags in US

Associated Press - 2.22.10

This widely-circulated article looks at whether the U.S. will see bag fees become a larger trend following the recent bag fee passed in D.C.

"While one major city, San Francisco, has banned plastic bags, Washington's law is the first of its kind in the United States. It is being carefully watched by activists who hope that one strong success will prove the tipping point for a program aimed at reducing litter, pollution and waste.

'Whichever state is going to pull this is off is going to have the potential to be seen as the one that has cracked this problem,' said Vincent Cobb, founder of reuseit.com"

Read the entire article here.


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