Yuka Yoneda

10-Cent Plastic Bag Fee Could Be Coming to New York City

by , 03/31/14
filed under: New York City, News, Policy

10 cent plastic bag fee, eco design, green design, nyc plastic bag fee, plastic bag ban nyc, plastic bag charge New York City, plastic bag tax, sustainable design

New Yorkers may soon have another reason to choose reusable bags over plastic ones. The NYC City Council recently introduced a proposal to enact a 10-cent fee on plastic bags at supermarkets, bodegas, drug stores and even clothing stores. If approved, the fee could help curb the number of plastic bags clogging landfills and save the city millions of dollars per year.

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