Editorial: Fees better than bans for responsible plastic-bag use

05/22/2009 | Daily News (Los Angeles)

Fees on plastic bags, as opposed to outright bans, make more sense in California in terms of raising consumer awareness about usage of plastic bags, according to the editorial board of the Daily News. Consumers will think twice about how they dispose of a bag if they paid 25 cents for it, the board writes; some stores, such as IKEA, already charge a fee for plastic bags at their stores.

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