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Plastic Bag Ban At Walnut Creek Stores Takes Effect Thursday

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


Environmental Advocates Rally As City Council Considers Fee On Disposable Bags

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


BPA Free Sandwich & Freezer Plastic Bags

Hello all,
Over the weekend I was making my usual Target stop. A few items on my Target list I were sandwich and freezer bags. As I am looking for what I usually get…..I see that Target had BPA Free bags. 110 more words

Trying New Things

Garbage May Be to Blame for Florida Whale's Death (USA)

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

Endangered Biodiversity

Everything You Need to Know About California's Plastic Bag Ban

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

Orange County

Personal Projects: Plarn Hammock

Around May this year I decided that instead of replacing my mattress, I want to start sleeping in a hammock. I’ve heard it’s more comfortable and better for your back anyway. 227 more words


Bill to clarify Oahu's plastic bag ban passes third reading, heads to mayor's desk

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