Omaha City Councilman Pete Festersen says the time has come to get rid of plastic grocery bags. The bags do not decompose and often end up in the landfill or blowing in the wind along the side of the road.
The Omaha City Council proposed a ban on plastic grocery bag use will be formally introduced during Tuesday afternoon's meeting.
"It's discouraging when you're driving around to see all the plastic bags in the environment, in our parks and streets and trees. It is preventable," Councilman Pete Festersen tells 6 News. More HERE