Statement From Hilex Poly On Seattle City Council’s Vote To Ban Plastic Bags
Dec. timberland 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ Seattle City Council voted today to impose a ban on plastic bags, a move that ironically pushes consu timberland mers toward more resource intensive alternatives. The ordinance, which will timberland take effectare disappointed but not surprised by the result of today vote by the Seattle City Council to rush toward a plastic bag ban and impose a paper bag tax. By voting to implement a ban on plastic bags, theCity of Seattle misses the opportunity to lead the way toward the meaningful timberland reduction of litter through increased statewide recycling efforts. As we have said from the start of this debate, a statewide solution that includes recycling is more comprehensive, encompassing not just a single product but all plastic bags, wraps and films. Increased plastics recycling provides a more effective solution for consumers and the environment. It also supports an American industry that provides tens of thousands of jobs.