May 25, 2020 It’s the same old argument: plastic bags are eyesores and environmentally unfriendly and they’ve got to be banned. But is it only about the banning of plastic bags? Or so much more? This enlightening article from Plastics Today says it all. Think plastic bag bans are only about bags? Think again.More cities around the world are starting to put into practice some sort of plastic bag ban or tax. Type in 'plastic bag ban' in Google and you're likely to receive more than 2000 articles. In general, it's the same argument told in different ways and languages.