When businesses decrease the number of disposables they give to customers, they can help reduce waste, beautify local beaches, and protect the wildlife that support tourism – all while saving money, lowering working capital costs and helping their businesses thrive.
Paper bag cost more than plastic bags. (Solution - charge a fee on paper to encourage Reusable Bag use).
Presentation made by BYO Madison at the July 22nd 2019 Board of Selectmen Meeting describing the importance of a Hybrid Plastic Checkout Bag Ban with a fee on Paper checkout bags.
Visit our parent organization BYOCT for access to creative ways to support your business and the environment