Speak Up: Single-use plastic bags

Posted 6/10/21

Legislation filed Thursday would close a loophole in Delaware’s ban on plastic bags. House Bill 212 would increase the minimum thickness for a plastic bag to qualify as reusable from 2.25 …

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Speak Up: Single-use plastic bags

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Legislation filed Thursday would close a loophole in Delaware’s ban on plastic bags. House Bill 212 would increase the minimum thickness for a plastic bag to qualify as reusable from 2.25 millimeters to 10 millimeters, beginning Jan. 1.




• Sure, and who will business pass on the price increase to? Everything we buy seems to be wrapped in some type of plastic. Thinking there are bigger issues for Delaware to work on. — Joan Czeizinger-Sherrard


• Joan Czeizinger-Sherrard: Shouldn’t it decrease prices because now customers bring their own bags and the business doesn’t provide them? That is part of why Aldi is able to offer such low prices on its products. — Emily Green



• The fish used to be able to break out of the flimsy plastic bags. This will ensure their demise. Big government to the “rescue” again. — Ryan Fenimore


• Ryan Fenimore: It won’t get caught in their gills now. — Pete Schonert


• This is important? What are we paying these elected officials for? Very sad! Why don’t they do something important and go after Bloom Energy for wasting our money? They only have 17% of their job openings in Delaware! OK, got that off my chest! — Cal William