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Arizona Lawmakers Forbid Cities From Enacting Plastic Bag Bans
/ May 7, 2015 10:47 am

Arizona Lawmakers Forbid Cities From Enacting Plastic Bag Bans

PHOENIX (AP) — Vexed by the litter caught in cactus and shrubs, one Arizona city banned plastic bags on Earth Day last year. Two others considered similar bans as part of a growing trend around the country to outlaw the single-use of plastic bags at checkout counters. Those efforts are now in limbo after Arizona lawmakers voted this month to

How To Make Your Own Bag Monster
/ March 18, 2015 8:00 am

How To Make Your Own Bag Monster

ChicoBag wants you to learn how to make your own Bag Monster!

California Bag Ban On Hold
/ March 9, 2015 8:00 am

California Bag Ban On Hold

The nation’s first state-wide ban on plastic bags has been pushed back more than a year after opponents secured enough signatures to put it to a public vote

The Plastic Beaches
/ March 2, 2015 12:28 pm

The Plastic Beaches

Some eight million metric tons of plastic waste makes its way into the world’s oceans each year, and the amount of the debris is likely to increase greatly over the next decade unless nations take strong measures to dispose of their trash responsibly, new research suggests

Lawmakers File Competing Bills As Columbia’s Plastic Bag Debate Heats Up
/ February 25, 2015 3:20 pm

Lawmakers File Competing Bills As Columbia’s Plastic Bag Debate Heats Up

Two Missouri legislators have joined the conversation by proposing contrasting bills that reflect a tug-of-war between environmental protection and consumer choice