An important environmental battle is quietly underway at grocery checkout counters across America, with Missouri sitting squarely on the wrong side of it. Only a handful of states have laws banning plastic shopping bags - the scourge of drainage systems, killer of marine animals and a major contributor to a floating patch of pollution in the Pacific Ocean that's now twice the size of Texas.
Sunday, January 26, 2020
Show-Me Plastic Bag FAIL In Missouri
Jeff City FORBIDS municipalities around the state from working to clean up planet and prevent unnecessary waste . . . On the bright side, advising consumers to grab a reusable bag AND ENCOURAGING DISCOUNTS FOR IT might be more effective than partisan whining. Read more: