ACC slams planned bag ban

April 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;4/9/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 61, p35
Trade Publication
The article considers the reaction of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) to the decision of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors to approve a ban on the use of recyclable plastic bags in favor of biodegradable ones. The ban means large supermarkets and stores will be encouraged to use bags made of recyclable paper or those based on corn or potato starch, which can be composted. According to the ACC, banning the use of recyclable plastic bags is not the answer.


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