NYC lets go of free bags ... reluctantly

May 9, 2016
The city council passed a 5-cent fee on disposable plastic and paper.
Paper and plastic bags will cost 5 cents each in New York City beginning in October.
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$5/month special ending soon!

Don’t wait: there’s less than 24 hours left to get (almost) any Marketplace thank-you gift.