Logan Municipal Council discuss alternatives to single-use plastic bag ban
In its meeting this week, the Logan Municipal Council was presented alternatives for the city’s plastic bag ban following its postponement due to COVID-19. The proposal was presented by Logan Environmental Director Issa Hamud.
“We feel that it’s about time to move this management plan, but it’s up to you how we feel about it,” Hamud said to the council during the Nov. 16 meeting.
Hamud’s biggest concern currently is that plastic waste is causing issues for the environment and the landfills. State and federal rules prohibit litter surrounding landfills, but wind blows plastic litter out of containment. Unfortunately, Hamud noted, plastic waste litter control is expensive and contaminates recycling. Read the rest of the story on HJnews.com.
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