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History of the Plastic Bag (Updated 11/2016)
/ November 11, 2016 12:00 am

History of the Plastic Bag (Updated 11/2016)

In an effort to understand how the recent lawsuits fit into the larger strategy of the plastics industry, I began investigating the history of industry’s litigation tactics, and uncovered a long and largely untold story of conflict between the public and the now ubiquitous plastic bag. This timeline is intended as a starting point for people interested in the history and tactics of the single-use plastics industry

Bag Monster Crashes Sustainable Brands
/ June 17, 2016 2:27 pm

Bag Monster Crashes Sustainable Brands

Bag Monster Crashes Sustainable Brands 2016 in San Diego Andy Keller, President & Founder of ChicoBag, attended Sustainable Brands 2016 as a speaker on the panel Evolving Tools and Technologies in the Quest to Increasing Supply Chain Transparency. On June 8th, Andy spoke about Repreve’s UTrust Technology and how it enables ChicoBag to track supply chain materials throughout the production [&hellip

Rekindle the Love
/ September 22, 2015 10:08 am

Rekindle the Love

As humans, we go to work or school, go grocery shopping, run errands, take care of family and otherwise live life. Our world can easily shrink to the size of our city, town, or neighborhood. We can easily find ourselves living in a world full of asphalt, concrete, buildings and cars for months, years, or even a lifetime. With over [&hellip

Jack Johnson vs. Bag Monster
/ July 6, 2015 1:57 pm

Jack Johnson vs. Bag Monster

When Jack Johnson is not spreading love and joy around the world with his music, he is most likely giving back to the world through his Johnson Ohana Charitable Foundation  or back to his home community of Hawaii via the Kokua Hawaii Foundation.  Jack, a lover of the oceans and nature, along with his Wife Kim Johnson and their foundations, have helped untold millions [&hellip

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 [&hellip

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