Starting July 1, 2015, Prince George’s County, MD will no longer accept plastic bags for recycling. Citing weak demand for low-quality recycled plastic and maintenance issues arising from loose plastic bags impairing the performance of critical equipment, the county is discontinuing its recycling program for plastic bags. 128 more words
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(CBS SF) – They’re good for the environment, but could your reusable shopping bag lead to weight gain? New research from Harvard may link links reusable bags to junk food. 89 more words
On March 31, 2015, the City of Sacramento unanimously passed a single-use plastic bag ordinance that will take effect on January 1, 2016.
“This is about our city resuming our spot as a leader in the state of California and doing the right thing,” Mayor Kevin Johnson said before voting for the ordinance. 398 more words