New Hampshire Senate Rejects Plastic Bag, Soda Straw Bans

The Heartland Institute cites Senior Fellow Angela Logomasini on single-use plastic bans.

Taxes and bans on single-use plastic bags produce little environmental benefit while increasing costs to retailers and consumers, says Angela Logomasini, a senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute.

“Both bans and taxes inconvenience consumers, costing them money in return for no environmental benefit,” Logomasini said. “Taxes are bad, but a ban is even worse because it forces consumers to use products that produce more waste and use more energy.”

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