Iowa city is urged to study impact of proposed plastic-bag ban

09/13/2010 | Telegraph Herald (Dubuque, Iowa), The

The City Council of Dubuque, Iowa, should carefully study the implications of imposing a citywide ban on plastic bags, this editorial argues. Restricting the use of plastic bags might force shoppers to use more paper bags, whose production and distribution have been shown to be more energy-intensive than the plastic kind, writes the editorial board, citing David Resnick, a council member.

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