Should Bottled Water Be Banned? How About Plastic Bags? Leaf Blowers?
Concord's ban on bottled water just went into effect. Brookline recently banned plastic bags and Styrofoam cups. Arlington took a stand against leaf blowers.
Bay State towns have gone on a bit of a banning spree lately.
Concord’s so-called bottle ban became a bylaw on Jan. 1, Brookline recently banned plastic bags and Styrofoam cups and Arlington’s Town Meeting this fall upheld a seasonal leaf blower ban. Meanwhile, home-cooked foods have been forced out of many schools, an ostensible attempt to protect against allergies and childhood obesity.
Is there an activity or item you would want to see banned out of environmental, health or quality-of-life concerns? Or would you ban bans? Let us know in the comments section below.