Friday, December 19, 2014
Charging for plastic bags changes behavior
Even as someone that really dislikes plastic bags, I very often forget to utilize the many reusable bags I have available to me, and end up with plastic bags from the stores where I do business. What would it take to change my behavior and the behavior of others? Simply adding a charge of a few cents for the purchase of bags can do it! Read more about this in the Washington Post's Wonkblog, The surprising reason why those 5 cent charges for plastic gags actually work.