Store Operations | Sustainability

Plastic bag ban takes effect in Moncton

October 2, 2020

Jim Cormier, Director, Government Relations for Retail Council of Canada (RCC), comments on the plastic bag ban in Moncton.

“We asked for a few changes to what they initially proposed,” says Cormier. RCC has been working on the framework of the bylaw for a couple of years with the municipal councils of Riverview, Dieppe and Moncton. “We also asked for delays to allow time for retailers to exhaust their supplies of single-use plastics,” Cormier said. “Most of those are bought a year in advance.”

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