City of Frederick Should Use Wegmans Model to Combat Plastic Bag Use | Editorials

City of Frederick officials are discussing banning or taxing most plastic bags to reduce pollution and waste. They need to think carefully about how to proceed, because the matter is not as simple as it seems at first glance.

City aldermen last week heard a presentation from two environmental activists who have called for legislation to regulate single-use plastic bags. Other counties and municipalities in Maryland have already done so.

Bryce K. Locke