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DITCHING DISPOSABLE PLASTIC – the bag edition

Since last fall, ILACSD has received a variety of questions about how plastic bag ban laws will impact the way we shop. For today’s blog, ILACSD’s Director of Development and Marketing, Morgan, will focus on Encinitas’s plastic bag ordinance and tackle some frequently asked questions. 846 more words

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Plastic bag bans in Texas seem to be on the rise and working

AUSTIN (AP) — Austin has bans on plastic bags and one of the state’s strictest tree removal ordinances.

Denton became the first in the state to outlaw hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. 232 more words

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Should the Suffolk County Legislature Ban Plastic Grocery Bags?

Do you support a ban on plastic grocery bags?  For some of my analysis and comments, click here.

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About Banning Those Plastic Bags

We’ve all seen the pictures: the plastic bags blowing and fluttering in trees, the gross out shots of strangled sea turtles and dead fish, the discarded bags amid methane-steaming seagull-patrolled refuse at municipal dumps.   1,718 more words

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Time to Ballot the Bag Ban

The bag ban was a well-intentioned effort to encourage practices to protect our environment, one that HBT actively supported.

Regrettably, many feel the effort was over-reaching; that the effort to lead felt more like being dragged along. 38 more words

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Leftist utopia: A wonderful world without plastic bags!

A utopia without plastic bags?!

Over two weeks ago I began writing about the recent plastic bag ban in Silver City, New Mexico.  It’s a common topic at Chamber of Commerce luncheons and provides a thread of common interest to discuss at local grocery stores and Walmart for frequent shoppers. 448 more words

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New Year Brings Bag Fee To Dallas

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DALLAS (AP) – Shopping for groceries and other staples in Dallas is getting 5 cents more expensive — unless customers bring their own bags. 197 more words

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