As Maryland considers banning single use plastic bags, a nationwide paper and reusable bag shortage could pose problems. Philip Rozenski, who works with a U.S packaging manufacturer called Novolex, said companies can’t keep up with the increase in demand. At least eight states in… Read More
Maryland is currently considering legislation that would ban single-use plastic bags. But some say the pandemic is complicating things. Retailers in Maryland say a nationwide shortage of paper bags could make banning plastic bags difficult. Some manufacturers have switched from making paper bags to making… Read More
Maryland is among several states taking steps to strengthen its local recycling markets, a movement that has gained steam in recent years in response to disruptions from China’s recyclable scrap import bans and tightened contamination standards. “These markets have dried up because of a… Read More
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