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Philadelphia Councilman Proposes Fee On Disposable Shopping Bags

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A Philadelphia City Councilman wants to cut down on litter with a fee on disposable shopping bags.

Councilman Mark Squilla is proposing a bill that would charge shoppers five cents every time they use a disposable bag. 118 more words


Tybee City council to look over plastic bag ordinance

TYBEE ISLAND, Ga- The Tybee City Council considered a ban on plastic bags Thursday night. The ordinance would ban all plastic bags 100% recycled paper bags could be used. 101 more words

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Three From The Past (2015)

1. Generations.
2. Writings.
3. Single use plastic bags.
To deduce-
One day no longer in use.


Dallas Goes Green!

In 2007, San Francisco was the first US city to ban plastic bags, other sizable cities that have joined in the movement include: Austin, Chicago, Portland, Seattle, and most of Hawaii. 55 more words

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New York aims to cut waste by 90 percent by 2030

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NEW YORK (AP) — The nation’s biggest city, in a far-reaching effort to limit its impact on the environment, is set to mark Earth Day by announcing the ambitious goal of reducing its waste output by 90 percent by 2030. 501 more words


Connecticut Senator Pushes For Eradication Of Plastic Grocery Bags

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork) – On Earth Day, Connecticut officials are pushing for an effort to ban plastic bags in the state.

As WCBS 880’s Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported, you might want to grab a reusable bag on your next trip to the grocery store as state Sen. 157 more words


Huntington Beach Repeals Their Plastic Bag Ban

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) – A single vote was cast in favor of keeping the plastic bag ban that’s been in place in Huntington Beach for two years. 106 more words