Tag: plastic bag ban

New state laws set to take effect

Twelve propositions that passed on California’s ballot for 2016 included legislation on education, plastic bags, marijuana, tobacco, criminal justice and taxation.

Plastic bag ban benefits environment

Plastic bags are found everywhere – they line our trashcans, tangle themselves in telephone lines, float across busy highways and drift into the ocean only to end up being eaten by a seal or turtle. After they serve their purpose of holding our groceries, plastic bags are disposed of without a second thought of where they end up next.

CA plastic bag ban good for planet

California took the first step to prevent plastic from continuing to compromise the environment after Gov. Jerry Brown signed SB270, which bans the use of single-use plastic bags at convenience and grocery stores as well as pharmacies.

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