The fate of single-use plastic bags is a hot topic for this year’s legislative session — should they be banned? Should they be taxed? How would a ban affect businesses?
Legislators need look no further for guidance than the recent wave of Connecticut towns latching onto the growing national trend of banning the product. While it’s unclear if state lawmakers will successfully pass a ban after years of failed efforts, local eco-friendly initiatives don’t show any sign of slowing down.