Plastic Bag Ban

A plastic bag clings to the branches of a small tree in the ditch along Mountain View Drive in Whitehorse on May 2, 2019. The Yukon government is seeking the public’s opinion on implementing a single-use shopping bag ban. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Input sought on single-use bag ban implementation

The Yukon government is seeking the public’s opinion on implementing a single-use…

 

Yukon government proposes ban on single-use plastics

The law could be used to ban plastic bags, but the federal government is also pursuing its own ban

 

No more single-use plastic bags in Carmacks

Village becomes the newest community to ban the bags, following Mayo’s lead 10 years ago

 

Yukon government considering fee or ban for single-use bags

Minister John Streicker says he supports the federal proposal to ban single-use plastics

‘Why are we dancing around this?’: ban single-use plastic bags, says Chamber of Commerce chair

A public engagement period on a possible bag surcharge wrapped up late last month