Coronavirus Pandemic Deals Blow To Plastic Bag Bans, Plastic ReductionIn a matter of days, hard-won bans to reduce the use of plastics — and particularly plastic shopping sacks — across the U.S. have come under fire amid worries about the virus clinging to reusable bags, cups and straws.
One State Just Banned Banning Plastic BagsLt. Gov. Brian Calley has signed legislation to prohibit Michigan communities from regulating plastic shopping bags.
Paper Please: California Voters Approve Plastic Bag BanCalifornia's ban on single-use plastic carryout bags will stay in effect after voters narrowly approved the policy, according to preliminary results Thursday.
Prop. 65 And 67: Will Californians Vote To Ditch Plastic Bag Ban?There are two propositions on the upcoming ballot that involve where we put our groceries.
Call Kurtis: Walgreens Confused Over Plastic Bag BanJames Quattlebaum of Carmichael contacted me saying the Walgreens at 4200 Arden Way wanted to charge him 10 cents for a paper bag as part of the city’s new plastic bag ordinance.
What Does Sacramento's Plastic Bag Ban Mean For You?The ban only extends to convenience stores and markets, including pharmacies, supermarkets and convenience stores. However, the ban does not affect produce bags in grocery stores.
California Plastic Bag Ban May Face Challenge As Signatures Submitted To Overturn LawIf the referendum qualifies, the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags will be suspended until voters weigh in, effectively buying plastic bag manufacturers more time.
Drought, Plastic Bags Prompt New California LawsCalifornia's historic drought prompted the Legislature into action in 2014, leading lawmakers to regulate groundwater for the first time and override homeowners associations that fine members for replacing lawns with more drought-tolerant landscaping.
Assembly Approves Statewide Ban On Plastic Bags The state Assembly has approved legislation that would impose the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.
California Bill To Ban Plastic Bags Advances A bill to make California the first in the nation to impose a statewide ban on plastic bags at certain retailers passed a key legislative committee on Wednesday, but the legislation faces staunch opposition from bag manufacturers working to stem a flood of local bans meant to end clutter in landfills and beaches.
Appeals Court Upholds San Francisco's Plastic Bag BanThe ordinance was passed in February 2012 and prohibits plastic bags that can be used only once and requires stores to charge 10 cents for recyclable plastic or paper bags.
State Senate Rejects Effort To Ban Plastic BagsThe state Senate has rejected a bill that would have phased out the use of single-use plastic checkout bags in grocery, drug and convenience stores.
Plastic Bag Backlash
Green GuiltNo need to panic - you can still get your groceries in a free plastic bag in the state of California.