The Daily Hay – It’s Just a Bag

26 Jan

The Daily Hay is a daily feature, highlighting whatever I feel worthy of your 5 minutes or less. No real commentary, just a link to the article, music, or video. Enjoy.

From The Wall Street Journal – In Washington a Lesson in Bureaucracy comes in Every Bag

“The Washington, D.C., bag tax seemed simple enough: Beginning Jan. 1, grocery stores in the district would charge five cents a bag, plastic or paper. The goal was to cut down on waste and raise money to clean up the polluted Anacostia River.

But nearly a month into the program, it’s turning out that government is having trouble legislating its way out of a plastic bag.”

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