NJ Spotlight News

Reusable bags from food delivery creates waste build up

Clip: 09/07/2022 | 4m 19s | Video has closed captioning.

As a result of NJ’s single-use plastic ban, people have gone grocery shopping without plastic bags for four months. It is hard to keep up — so without plastic bags, some shoppers are swimming in reusable bags, while others have resorted to stealing baskets from supermarkets. State Sen. Bob Smith sponsored the single-use plastic ban, and he says something has to give or he needs to amend the law.

Aired: 09/07/22

Rating: NR

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