According to Times Union, Governor Andrew Cuomo is proposing a ban on plastic bags statewide. The ban is so the toll that all of these plastic bags are taking on the environment will be reduced.

"The blight of plastic bags takes a devastating toll on our streets, our water and our natural resources, and we need to take action to protect our environment," Cuomo said in a statement on Monday. "As the old proverb goes: 'We did not inherit the earth, we are merely borrowing it from our children,' and with this action we are helping to leave a stronger, cleaner and greener New York for all."

This will change culture people have gotten used to these type of bags when you grocery shop since forever. Check out the New York State report that was done on single-use plastic bags and the effect on the environment. Do you think this ban will be helpful or just an inconvenience?

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