plastic bag ban
The grocery chain said it has "future generations" in mind.
“Would you like to purchase a bag for that?”
The Foundation's goal of protecting 100 percent of the nation's coastlines has grown beyond a California dream.
Model legislation would bar cities from instating bag bans.
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.
The City and County of Honolulu's law allows "reusable bags" as an exception to the ban, defining them as "a bag with handles
(The ban makes exceptions for some plastic bags, including compostable bags and those used within a store for bulk items
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.