New York to ban single-use plastic bags

Plastic not fantastic; New York slated to become the second US state to ban single-use plastic bags.

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    New York is due to become the second state in the United States to stop shops from providing plastic bags for most purchases.

    The ban on the single-use bags was passed as part of the state's budget negotiations.

    It signals a growing concern nationwide.

    Al Jazeera's Kristen Saloomey reports from New York.


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