Plastic bag bans, bonus content

02/12/2013

Last week, PlasticsToday published a five-part comprehensive report on plastic shopping bag bans. I encourage you to read the report in its entirely on our site (slightly shameless self-promotional plug there).

However, to give you a Cliff Notes version, we looked at plastic shopping bags throughout the supply chain, which included their inception, potential impact on the environment with a focus on marine life, an in-depth look at the economic effect of bag bans and taxes, end-of-life management and plastic bag alternatives.

In addition, part of the series focused on my tour of Hilex Poly, one of the biggest manufacturers of plastic bag film products and the operator of the largest closed-loop plastic recycling facility in the world.

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