TYPES OF POLICY APPROACHES
Policies enacted to reduce the use of plastic bags vary in range and scope. The most significant difference is whether a provision bans bags, places a fee or levy on bags, or some combination of both. The resources here will evaluate different policy approaches and provide resources to adopt and implement those different approaches.
POLICY ELEMENTS & BEST PRACTICES
Once you have decided on which policy approach is right for you there are key elements to select and build into proposed regulation. As this process can be often heavily influenced by industries which stand to lose or gain from specific wording, pay special attention.
BUILD & PROPOSE CRITICAL ELEMENTS TO CONSIDER
ADOPT & PASS KEY ACTIONS TO ENSURE THE POLICY GETS PASSED
IMPLEMENT & MONITOR ENSURE THE POLICY IS EFFECTIVE