Should Plastic Bags Be Banned?

(Sam Breach/Flickr)

(Sam Breach/Flickr)

A move by the town of Brookline to ban plastic bags at grocery and other retail stores has some wondering if it’s really the best way to protect the environment.


  • Clint Richmond, Brookline Town Meeting member who helped write the petition to ban plastic bags
  • Al Lewis, economist who is in favor of taxing retailers instead


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