plastic bag ban

Environment
The grocery chain said it has "future generations" in mind.
Green
The production of plastics now accounts for 6 percent to 8 percent of all oil consumption globally.
Green
“Would you like to purchase a bag for that?”
Environment
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Politics
Voters have weighed in on the plastic bag ban their state legislators passed.
Politics
Sixty percent of Californians say they support banning plastic bags.
Green
Plastic poses a major threat to our marine environment, ecosystems and marine life. It's now being found in seafood that can eventually land on our plates.
Environment
"I used to lament the end of programs like NASA, where a government took charge of a problem, or things like Bell Labs, where
Environment
The Foundation's goal of protecting 100 percent of the nation's coastlines has grown beyond a California dream.
Politics
Model legislation would bar cities from instating bag bans.
Environment
On July 1, hard work and hundreds of hours spent by volunteers had paid off. Hawaii became the first state banning single-use plastic bags at store checkouts. People will eventually accept the ban and find their alternatives purchasing reusable cotton bags and bringing them to stores.
Politics
The City and County of Honolulu's law allows "reusable bags" as an exception to the ban, defining them as "a bag with handles
Politics
(The ban makes exceptions for some plastic bags, including compostable bags and those used within a store for bulk items
Environment
We all have different tools in out tool boxes that we can use to fight the power of corporations that place short-term profit over the long-term health and well-being of people and the planet. The time is NOW to use all that we have to stop plastic pollution.