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Single-use bags are easy to spoof since they're such a bad idea. The Bag Monster™ feature 500 bags; the average number of plastic bags an American uses yearly.

Out of State Plastic Bag Maker – Spends $3,000,000 in attempt to thwart California Law
/ October 6, 2014 11:52 am

Out of State Plastic Bag Maker – Spends $3,000,000 in attempt to thwart California Law

The plastic bag industry, lead by South Carolina based Hilex Poly is at it again, this time spending an estimated $3 million to find the 500,000 signatures needed to stall California’s Bag Ban Law.  Hilex Poly has a long record of spending big money on lawyers, litigation and lobbyists, so this tactic is no surprise. In 2007, shortly after San

Will Governor Brown Evict Plastic Bags for Good?
/ September 9, 2014 10:48 am

Will Governor Brown Evict Plastic Bags for Good?

Governor Brown has promised he will sign a statewide plastic bag ban into law. The bill, SB 270, will phase out such bags in grocery stores and pharmacies beginning July 2015, and in convenience stores one year later.

Bag Monsters Face Off with Humanity in California
/ June 13, 2014 7:24 am

Bag Monsters Face Off with Humanity in California

As SB270, the proposed California law that would effectively change the question at check out from "Paper or Plastic" to "Do you need a Bag" has the Bag Monsters and their Powerful Industry Lobby desperately trying to convince humanity that single-use plastic is good for the environment! Read more to see how showed up

ABC News: Search for Malaysian Aircraft Unveils Need for Marine Pollution Awareness
/ March 31, 2014 8:47 am

ABC News: Search for Malaysian Aircraft Unveils Need for Marine Pollution Awareness

    Deepest sympathies to those who have lost loved ones due to the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. It is a scary notion that something so large, holding such precious cargo, could disappear to the point that we have to conduct multiple extensive searches.   In another light, this disruptive and tragic event has indirectly brought awareness to the

Spring Cleaning in California…
/ March 12, 2014 1:34 pm

Spring Cleaning in California…

Apparently, not all Californians want this kind of view from their backyard. According to  Clean Water Action, Surfrider, and Californians Against Waste, 72 bag ban ordinances that cover 100 jurisdictions in California are now officially in place. Why don’t humans want Bag Monsters lurking under their kitchen sinks and in their closets? Is it because we smell bad? Or possibly because we are