WALNUT CREEK (CBS SF) — Starting Thursday, customers at Walnut Creek retailers will have to bring a reusable bag or pay 10 cents for a paper bag to carry their purchases as the city’s plastic bag ban takes effect. 212 more words
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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Some student groups and environmentalists rallied on the steps of City Hall on Tuesday in support of legislation being considered in the City Council to reduce wasteful plastic and paper bag use. 97 more words
September 12th, 2014. A necropsy by Georgia Aquarium staff found multiple plastic bags and braided fishing line in one of the whale’s stomach chambers.
Garbage may be to blame for the death of a whale that beached itself in northeast Florida. 135 more words
On Friday, August 30, 2014, the California state legislature enacted a ban on plastic grocery bags. If signed into law, the measure would become the first of its kind in America. 1,006 more words
The Honolulu City Council has passed a bill that would modify Oahu’s impending plastic bag ban.
Under current Ordinance 12-8, Oahu businesses will no longer be allowed to offer non-biodegradable plastic bags to customers starting in July 2015. 140 more words