PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — The town of Portsmouth has released the results of its Single-use Plastic Bag Survey. According to the results, approximately two thirds (66.3%) of the 678 survey respondents approve of banning single-use plastic bags.
The city of Newport and town of Middletown previously passed ordinances banning plastic bags earlier this year. Both ordinances went into effect on Nov. 1. The town of Jamestown has also passed an ordinance banning single use plastic bags.
Featured below are the Portsmouth results, as published verbatim on the town website. Approximately 678 people filled out the survey.