Plastic Bag Ban Unpopular

WPC_logo“Kirkland Poll on Plastic Bags: Strong Opposition to a Ban,” by Todd Myers.plastic_bag_pb
After other local cities have banned plastic grocery bags, the City of Kirkland commissioned a public opinion survey to see what residents would think about bringing the policy to the community. Not much, apparently.  Two results stand out. First, strong majorities opposed charging for plastic bags or banning them altogether. By more than a two-to-one margin, Kirkland residents oppose a plastic bag ban. Similar margins oppose charging for the bags. Read the full article on the Washington Policy Center blog.

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