Sustainability

Tax Hike in the Bag?
Tax Hike in the Bag?
The Portland City Council approved a 5-cent fee for plastic shopping bags that will take effect in April 2015, according to WMTW. The Portland television news station reported that councilors voted, 6-3, to approve the new ordinance. WMTW also reported that councilors voted, 6-3, to ban all Styrofoam containers in the city which will also go into effect in April 2015...
Should Portland Do This?
Should Portland Do This?
The Portland City Council is scheduled to vote on a proposed 5-cent tax that would be applied to plastic bags at retailers on Monday night at City Hall, according to WMTW. The Portland television news station reported Monday morning the council will hold a public hearing at 7 p...