Plastic bags should be banned in canada because it have a critical environment problems, health problems and also because of its cost of production and recycling plastic bags should be banned because it creates very harmful environment problems throwing plastic bags could make the soil pollution it also creates marine pollution.
A complete ban of plastic shopping bags or even a transition to other reusable bag types will have multiple economic effects the effects will not only be on plastic manufacturers, but consumers, retailers and even entire cities and states will be affected. I believe plastic bags should not be banned since there are way more harmful things which pollute the earth plastic bags can be biodegradable and recycled up to 7 times we need stuff to carry our bags and if they are replaced with paper bags it is just as bad because lots of water is needed but also trees are cut and it costs more.
Plastic bags should be banned 782 words | 4 pages current plastic bag use and disposal, both by consumers and through waste management activities, not only create environmental problems, but also reinforce the perception of a wasteful society. Currently, over 40 nations together with municipalities around the globe have instituted plastic bag bans other nations should follow suit to reduce the overall environmental implications unep secretariat has recommended a ban on all plastic bags worldwide this means there are a thousand and one reasons for the ban of plastic bags.
Charging consumers for using plastic bags should not result in profit for the supermarkets instead, any supermarkets who refuse to totally ban plastic bags, and charge their customers for using the bags (eg 10p for bag), should be made to pay a fine to local governments. We should ban plastic bags babies can choke on the plastic and die oil is made into plastic and we shouldn't waste is we could use the oil for heating our home instead.
California is also considering a state-wide ban on plastic bags, starting in july of 2015 the bill would also appropriate $2 million in state recycling funds to help plastic bag manufacturers retool their facilities and retrain their workers.