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Old 05-22-2019, 01:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Mdcastle View Post
If the idea was to control a litter problem that would be one thing, but usually these bans also start a mandatory charge for paper bags. That produces a backlash and give people the idea the intent is to control their behavior by punishing them for wanting something convenient, not to actually control litter.
The reason for the mandatory charge is to cover the case where people forget to bring bags, or choose not to. Would you prefer that no bags at all are available?
And the behavior being controlled is littering.