Take One Last Look at the (Many) Plastic Bags of New York

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In four decades since plastic packs got standard in supermarkets, New York has been spooky by these transparent, crimped phantoms. They bunch in channels, spill out of trash jars and tangle in trees.

They may before long start to vanish, however. From March In New York state, single use plastic bags will be banned.

Plastic sacks won’t disappear: Enforcement will be indulgent from the start, and the law permits various exemptions, from the normal (cleaning, food supply) to the specialty (mass purchasing live insects). In any case, if the boycott is fruitful, this now ionic items may in the long run become artifacts of a New York City, past.