Newport continues to talk about banning plastic bags…after several months, still at “conceptual” stage
Some months ago the city of Newport was asked to take up the matter of whether Newport retailers should be banned from offering single use plastic shopping bags to their customers. The council created a citizens and business community task force early last Spring to analyze options. Their findings and options on what to do with plastic bags will be presented to the city council at their November 5th meeting.
The next task force meeting is set for tonight, 5:30pm at City Hall. Here’s their discussion diagram: