NYC's $.5 cent fee is blocked


On February 14, 2017, New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo blocked NYC's proposed $.5 cent fee on single-use plastic bags one day before the fee was scheduled for adoption. The governor has instead implemented a state-wide task force to address the plastic bag problem.


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In the packaging industry for over 20 years. Passion for the environment and volunteering with animal rescue. Vice President, Marketing & Sustainability, Command Packaging.