Some laws provide tax or other incentives for manufacturers to recycle plastic bags and/or grants or loans for retooling factories to make reusable bags, and training programs for workers in order to protect their jobs.

The more you can appease policy makers who are concerned about job loss and the manufacturers that pressure them to oppose, the better. Therefore, if you can find a path forward to protecting local manufacturing and jobs, this can help save jobs and win political support.



California SB 270 provided grants for retooling factories to make reusable bags (section 42288)

Ontario retailers offered incentives to shoppers for using reusable bags which contributed to the state reaching its goal 2 years early