Plastic Bag Restrictions Nickel and Dime Consumers

Amidst a 40-year high inflation rate that now stands at 7.9% nationally, numerous cities, states, and counties throughout the country are moving ahead with plans to introduce bans or taxes on plastic bags that will nickel and dime consumers for everyday shopping.  Predicated on the notion that such restrictions are needed to help combat climate […]

Pet owners and New York’s Plastic Bag Ban

Earlier this month, New York City banned plastic bags entirely, forcing consumers to either bring their own bag or pay 5 cents for a paper bag. While the intent is laudable, the decision is troublesome as businesses will see increased costs, while paper bags are worse for the planet than their plastic counterparts. Moreover, since […]