With New Jersey’s new paper and plastic bag bans, we can ask if the regulations will have the unintended consequence of the “Cobra Effect.”
Why Plastic Bag Bans Could Backfire
While the wisdom of plastic bag bans have always been debatable, now with the coronavirus pandemic, there is another reason to reverse them.
The Unintended Consequences of Plastic Bag Bans
Although plastic bag bans do help the environment, they also create unintended consequences that might make them less desirable.