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New Jersey's plastic consumption triples after plastic bag ban enacted, study shows

Jersey's plastic ban was meant to mitigate its plastic consumption, but one study found the replacement bags may have tripled its plastic consumption.
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The average American produces almost five pounds of waste every day. Here’s how to save yours from ending up in a landfill.

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Why do some people in New Jersey suddenly have so many reusable bags?

A ban on single-use plastic and paper bags in grocery stores had an unintended effect: Delivery services switched to heavy, reusable sacks — lots of them.
COVID-19 comeback: Some bans on reusable shopping bags lift

COVID-19 comeback: Some bans on reusable shopping bags lift

Months after concerns about spreading COVID-19 spawned bans on reusable shopping bags, the ubiquitous totes are coming back.
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Plastic bags are back. Environmentalists hope it's not for good

Environmentalists hope people will return to sustainable habits once bag bans return and coronavirus-related restrictions on reusables ease.
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