While the five cent charge for plastic bags is a smart environmental idea, a rise in the fee for plastic bags would make this installment much more effective. Would you be willing to pay two dollars for a plastic bag?
While the operator of the campus store will change to Follett Corporation in the coming weeks, other things will stay the same in terms of the overall buying experience for textbooks on campus. Textbooks and course materials in New York are still exempt from sales tax.
Follett will also replace Amazon in providing customized course material services, although the pickup location in the library will remain and students will still have access to Amazon Prime Student benefits.