There isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach to the single useplastic bag issue since the finer points of each problem can be different and unique to each location. Whatthis interactive map showcases are the stories behind the laws, bans, and taxes imposed in locations all over the world and it makes it easy to track the movement. Click on one of the color-coded pins to find out more about why various locations have a law on the books that prohibits plastic bags, uncover where efforts to implement a bag ban were unsuccessful, and discover the path various locations have taken which led them to put a tax or fee in place on single use plastic bags. This interactive resource offers breaking news and current information that makes it easy to examine and scrutinize the always changing, varied and wide-ranging solutions municipalities and governments put into action to resolve the same problem – how to address the abundance of single useplastic shopping bags.

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