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American Chemistry Council Calls Hawaii’s New Bag Ban: “Wrong, Wrong, and Wrong”

A statement released by the American Chemistry Council is calling the new Bag Ban here on Hawaii and Maui counties :

“These bans on plastic bags are wrong for the environment, wrong for business, and wrong for consumers…”

…Plastic bags use 70 percent less energy and generate 50 percent less greenhouse gas emissions than paper bags to manufacture.  Also, because paper bags weigh nearly ten times more than plastic bags, the environmental and economic impacts of shipping paper bags to Maui will be significant….

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