Environment Council of Rhode Island

...building an ecologically healthy future in a sustainable economy

Plastic Bag Bill

General Bill Info

Legislative Topic: 
Pollution
Bill Year: 
2019
Brief Bill Description: 

Creates the "Plastic Waste Reduction Act" designed to reduce the use of plastic bags by retail establishments by offering recyclable bag options and providing penalties for violations.

Add to Agenda?: 
Consider Supporting
Legislative Activity Type: 
Bill

ECRI Position

ECRI Pro/Con: 
Support
Leg Agenda/Priority: 
Legislative Priority
ECRI Position: 

Pro with amendments in Sub A