Plastic bag ban goes to committee in revised form

Plastic bag ban goes to committee in revised form
Plastic bag ban goes to committee in revised form

Plastic bag ban goes to committee in revised form

Chicago is one step closer to banning plastic shopping bags - but the ban would be far less widespread than originally planned. After a compromise in City Council, restaurants and small independent business would be exempt from the ban, along with small, mom-and-pop retailers. We take a look at the future of the plastic bag in Chicago with 12th Ward Alderman George Cardenas and the American Progressive Bag Alliance’s Jonathan Perman. Photo: Flickr/Topsy@Waygood