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Sacked: Outer Banks plastic bag ban would go in Senate bill

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A 2009 law prohibiting Outer Banks retailers from providing plastic bags to customers would be repealed in a wide-ranging environmental measure that’s gone through the state Senate. 127 more words


Study Shows Chicago Plastic Bag Usage Has Dropped Since Bag Tax

CHICAGO (CBS) — It appears the city of Chicago’s new tax on disposable bags is working.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Monday that Chicagoans significantly reduced the average number of disposable bags used per shopping trip. 370 more words


The Pest of Plastic Bags

Yesterday, I went for a shoot outside and I couldn’t walk 10 steps without seeing plastic bags on the ground or floating around.

Once I reached the area in the photos, I had to take some photos in support of the recent ban of plastic bags in Tunisia (my country). 112 more words


Coalition renews push to ban plastic bags in Park City

PARK CITY – There’s a renewed push in Park City to ban plastic bags.

Cathy Batten and Shanelle Rodman have formed the Park City Plastic Coalition, and they want to bag the bag. 279 more words


Helping Mother Earth

Spring is here, which means everyone is eager to go outside and take revel in the beauty of nature as it prepares for summer. This also means Earth Day is coming up, a day when we give back to Mother Nature. 1,230 more words

Earth Week Day 4: What To Do With Your Plastic Bags

Each day this week SLCgreen will post different tips and activities to challenge you to reduce your impact on the Earth.

Today we’re focusing on one of the most commonly asked questions: … 387 more words

General Sustainability

The Campaign to Ban Plastic Bags Goes National on The Project

Following on nicely from the plastic bag local law that we have been debating at Freo Council this month, the Project has teamed up with Clean Up Australia to see single-use non-biodegradable plastic bags banned across Australia. 287 more words