Plastic bag ban coming to Saint John
Council voted to ban plastic grocery bags. This is a win for environmentalists. The battle is going to be packaging considering how food is packaged in the grocery stores.
Saint John is looking to go greener this summer.
The City council voted Monday night to ban plastic bags at retailers, with the ban set to come into effect on July 1.
This comes after the neighbouring communities of Grand Bay-Westfield, Hampton and Quispamsis have already voted to ban plastic bags.
The Rothesay council will vote on a bag ban in April.