The Monitor

NY Plastic Ban

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Neil Gunnion, Staff Writer

March 16, 2020

On the 1st of March, 2020, the state of New York officially enacted a ban on single-use plastic bags. The New York Department of Environmental Conservation says the state circulates at least 23 Billion plastic bags every year. The DEC’s website cites the effects of plastic bags on the environment as a ke...

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