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The first argument heard in support of a ban on plastic bags is about their impact on the environment.  During an informational hearing. Oregon Senator Mark Haas:  “They will ban plastic bags next year at most retailers and will replace them with recycled paper bags that will be available for a 5 cent charge.” Oregon Senators also pointed out that replacing plastic bags with recycled paper is good for jobs in Oregon. A bill will likely get quick passage when lawmakers meet next month.

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