The tons of garbage created by single-use plastic bags in New York City.

We can’t quit plastic bags

Today on The Outline World Dispatch, how New York voted against the environment.

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Plastic bags are so wasteful, but we can’t stop using them. In today’s Dispatch, Tim Donnelly explains why the New York plastic bag ban fell flat. The next time you go to the store, just bring your own.

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