2-cent fee proposed for single-use plastic bags in Pennsylvania

Mary Ann Thomas | Tuesday, April 23, 2019, Pittsburgh Tribune Review

Earlier this month, PennEnvironment joined forces with Pennsylvania House Democrats to announced its “Zero Waste PA” package of 13 bills looking to tackle a number of litter and pollution problems.

According to the PennLive website, the proposals range from “creating a 5-cent beverage bottle and can deposit program and raising fines for littering to restricting the availability of plastic straws and charging a 2-cent fee for a non-reusable plastic bag.”

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